The ramblings of aspiring author, Madeleine Sara, her dreams to become published and her trials and tribulations along the way. Plus other writerly nuggets of wisdom!
Apologies for my typos, I get very cold hands with Raynauds and sometimes there's a persistent kittie on my lap, nudging my hand as I type.
I've been creative writing all my life, though with various haitus(es) along the way. IFrom 2010 I started this blog and enjoyed sharing writing and other information with everyone. illness and bereavement supplied the more recent hiatus.
As many of you will know, my life is currently very stressful and emotional, with migraines in the mix. So, in place of traditional Happy-Pill therapy, my GP prescribed
Mindfulness:A practical guide to findingpeace in a frantic world (by Williams and Penman) The book comes with an audio
CD and the voice that guides you through the exercises isn't annoying or intrusive. He (Prof Williams, I believe) sounds a little like Oliver Postgate who narrated, wrote and produced Smallfilms productions with Peter Firmin.
AND apart from the health benefits, it made me think how the activities could be
applied to us as writers, because they encourage us to