Here are some ideas for writing your novel when imposter syndrome bites down hard.
We all have a different baseline of how we see the world - some of us are Eeyore, some of us are glass half full folk, sometimes our baseline is steady, sometimes it wobbles, or drops out from under us.
I will keep putting my shoes on. That's my silent vigil. My resistance.
A birthday project Marking a birthday in COVID times is not easy. Marking a big birthday is even trickier. For my 30th I had a 'Festival of Sandy’ - there was a weekend away at the beach with multiple ‘events’ - food, swimming and generally hanging out with folk I loved. That was 10 years… Continue reading Oh Pigeon
One of my sadnesses early on in lockdown was feeling like the work of my novel was being washed away by our new reality.
...for a long time I internalised the importance of being stoic. Thinking of it as a strength. I couldn't metabolize the sentimental. Anything saccharin was too much for me to take, to likely to errode my defences.
I've always tried to be authentic in writing about travel with babies and travel with kids.
What can a close reading of Never Let Me Go, by Nobel Prize in literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro teach you as a writer?
I will teach them that a mothers love and a fathers love can protect them from everything...
FictionEPIPHANY | Take a tentative step forward in a relationship with Sandy Bennet-Haber’s short story.
sewing contains romance, excitement and a hit of the happy you usually need to spend money to get, all while adding feathers to your sustainability crown.
The second pop-up for the Emerald Bookshelf kicked off on Saturday at the Gala Opening of My Mother is an Artist at Bridgend Farmhouse. It as a lovely afternoon of book and chat - sharing the inspiration and sometimes frustrations of being a mother and an artist.