Things I Love…My Books.

I recently received a draft Author copy of 'Colour Me Coral', my most recent book and I must tell you, it's an amazing feeling to hold a hardcopy of your book in your hands. When I started in 2015, I had no game plan. I had ideas and feelings that I wanted to express,... Continue Reading →

Writing Tips and Random Things.

In today’s newsletter, I talk about how some of my favourite Authors (Jeffrey Archer, James Patterson and James Hadley Chase) have inspired me as a writer. I also ramble on about knitting and coping with social distancing. I hope you have a great day. Ivie πŸ’‹πŸ‘©πŸΎβ€πŸ¦±

3 steps to discovering your creative passion.

  Hey πŸ–πŸΎ My blog, classicallyivy will be 4 years old next week πŸ’• and I've decided to think back to how I started and the lessons I've learned so far.   In my latest newsletter, I've shared 3 steps I took to discover my creative passion; you can read it here.   Have a... Continue Reading →

Writing: Taking My Time.

The last few months have been quite busy for me, so I have cut down on the number of posts that I share every week. This has left me feeling slightly guilty, though I’m not sure why this is the case. Do I feel like I’m breaking some divine writing/blogging/social media law by not posting... Continue Reading →

Fruits of my creative efforts…

  I am not a motivational speaker...but I do have something I feel someone out there needs to hear: if you wait for perfect conditions before you pursue your passion, you will achieve nothing. _____________________ The three books which I have written are not perfect, but they are proof that I tried/I am trying, and... Continue Reading →

5 Brief Writing Lessons From My Favourite Authors.

  I read a lot of books and I have become accustomed to different styles of writing and different ways of telling a story. There are books which I have read which I promptly forgot about once I closed them, and others written by my favourite authors whose words still linger in my mind long... Continue Reading →

3 Topics Which Inspire My Writing Process.

Poetry: Everyday ocurrences.  Let me first state that when it comes to poetry, it would have been very very very very very easy to dedicate this blog to the tortured misery of past relationships. I could have inundated you with long, rambling and sad poems which would make you to burst into tears every day,... Continue Reading →

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