Advice is the most precious tool in a writers tool kit. Not only that, we are a nosey lot and love a peek into someone else's writing process, just in case they've found that magic key to perfection. So welcome to my blog, author Rachel Brimble.
The highs & lows of being a writer and working around a family…by Rachel Brimble
As a full-time writer, I am one of the lucky ones. I am married with two teenage daughters and also mum to our mad chocolate Lab, Tyler. If I had to work out of the home, eke out time to write, and manage the house and kids, I would have most certainly given up my dream of writing books for a living by now.
Having said that, as I am able to write full-time around my family, the only way it is possible is to be dedicated and committed to the opportunity. I don’t take my position lightly and appreciate it every day by treating my work the same way I would if I had to work outside of the home.
I am at my desk by 8.30am and worked through until 5.30pm (with two dog walks i...