Writing can often be a tortuous, lonely road. So, to cheer all you writers and trainee writers up, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best quotes about writing.

These quotes are ones that ring true to me, make me laugh or make me think about the craft and…

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I have been writing professionally my whole life. I started out as a cub reporter for a local newspaper at the age of 18, went into media relations at 25 and brought my first book out at 36.You would think by now that I would be super confident in my…

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One hundred and seventy-five years ago a pregnant teenager took command of her husband’s ship and made history.

Nineteen-year-old Mary Patten did it all for 56 days whilst fighting off a mutiny, nursing her seriously ill husband and battling stormy seas.

So who was this determined young woman and what…

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Writing is something that many people aspire to do. I don’t know how many times people have said to me, once they’ve found out I’m a writer, that they want to write a book.

But actually starting a book and, more importantly, finishing it are a whole different ball game.

Ladies having fun on the beach in the 1920s

The British seaside has always been a place to get away from it all and rejuvenate — a place of escape from normal life, to experience new things and enjoy oneself.

Although in its earliest incarnations, the coastal holiday did place upon its visitors’ expectations of proper codes of behaviour…

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Why do married men visit prostitutes? It’s a question that has perplexed women for centuries. Why would any man go to a prostitute and not only cheat on his wife, but risk disease for himself and her? It’s an unforgivable sin in many people’s eyes.

So, in the interests of…

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