I think over the last year or two I may have attempted to draft out this post four or five times. As I wrote this very first paragraph for this working draft, it was January of 2018. I knew I wanted to put this up eventually, and I felt like it was approaching the right… Continue reading [Chatter] At Last, Let’s Talk About Depression.
[Chatter] A Quiet Evening
I'm sure it happens to a lot of us. I've noticed recently that I go through these phases of being very talkative, oversharing and social, then feeling very very quiet and reserved, and wanting to keep to myself as much as possible. Even now, I don't feel like writing a lot. I don't particularly feel… Continue reading [Chatter] A Quiet Evening
Twenty Thoughts from A Twenty Swanna (i.e. it’s my Birthday.)
Hi everyone! It will be my twentieth birthday as this post rolls out. I can't quite believe that I've survived two decades of life so I'm kind of chuffed. Did I do anything particularly special? Er... no. My regular outing with Tray has had to be moved due to uni things and on top of… Continue reading Twenty Thoughts from A Twenty Swanna (i.e. it’s my Birthday.)
My Photography Process
As another one of the Twenty Swans' 3 year specials, I am including my current process for taking photos as my draft got long enough that I thought I should separate it from the main process post. Again, this is with a focus on beauty blogging. I'm not gonna lie - my camera does so… Continue reading My Photography Process
[Chatter] Re: Exams
Hi everyone! If you're doing A-Level mocks or modular university exams, then exam weeks are upon us and I wish you all luck! Some of you have probably even finished now so I hope they all went well. My own exams start just as this post goes up and end on Friday. Exams have never… Continue reading [Chatter] Re: Exams
My Blogging Process
Hi everyone! For Twenty Swans' third anniversary I thought I would put up an extra post or two to celebrate it, about how I go about putting together something for the blog. This will mostly focus on my beauty posts since that is the only type of post with a tangible routine to it, and… Continue reading My Blogging Process
‘How to Edit Your Novel’ Workshop!
Last month, I signed up to the How To Edit Your Novel workshop at Waterstones Birmingham. Writing and editing a novel can sound a bit daunting to anyone who has never gone through that process before, so it's great to hear from authors and editors about how they go through this really intimidating process. The… Continue reading ‘How to Edit Your Novel’ Workshop!