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5 things I do when I'm not writing.... I got my place on the writing course!

5 things I do when I'm not writing...

Reading

This is an obvious one, but I read a lot more when I'm not writing. My most recent books are  Ordinary People by Diana Evans, Milkman by Anna Burns and Normal People by Sally Rooney. 

Spend time with family

This is either talking on the phone, going out or visiting. 

Scribophile

This is an online writer's workshop where I hang out, and discussions, debates and just general social conversation take place in the forums. I do the odd critique but not so much since I'm not writing. It is well moderated site and I like it.

Watching films/movies

I watch DVD films now and again though I haven't been to the cinema in ages. 

Unwinding with podcast or a radio talkshow

Sometimes after work, I unwind to a podcast show. I plug in my phone into loudspeakers, turn off the main lights and use my lampshade, then listen. 

I got my place on the writing course!


I'm pleased and excited to say I got a place on the Faber Academy course I applied for and it's starting next week. I shall be editing my current novel-in-progress which I've been talking about over the last year.

I'm going to be attending over the next few weeks and hopefully shape and prep my manuscript for publication!


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