Tag: difficulty writing

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Editing Away…

You know, I’m going to be honest: editing is exhausting. Honestly, it’s just exhausting! I can easily write 15,000 words in a day, but editing for more than three hours I start to get a headache and I have to look away. Editing is challenging, especially if you are editing your own work. You know what you are trying to say, and you just … Read More Editing Away…

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It’s Almost Spring!

You know, I can’t be the only one who is desperately waiting for the summer. I love the sun, I love the heat, I love the sound of laughter as picnics spread across green grass, I love birdsong… …yeah. You get the general idea. I just love it. So when I start to notice the signs of spring coming, I just can’t help but … Read More It’s Almost Spring!

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My ‘keep writing’ secret

One of the questions that I’m frequently asked as an author is: “Where do you get all of your inspiration from?” And you know what? Sometimes that is a really difficult question to answer. Don’t get me wrong, I am one of those people who drives their spouse insane by waking up in the middle of the night with a fantastic idea and having to get … Read More My ‘keep writing’ secret

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Writing a bestseller when sick

My loyal readers will groan when they hear that once again, I’m sick! I’m known for being very susceptible to colds and this is my third, and worst, of the winter season so far. Along with the bunged up nose, slight earache, and dry throat, I’ve also just come out of a 3 day migraine. Not ideal when you’re trying to write your next … Read More Writing a bestseller when sick

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Those of you who know me may be a little surprised at this blog post – after all, I’m not American but a Brit! However, I think it’s important to take the time to be grateful for the awesome things in your life, and although I probably shouldn’t need a day literally entitled ‘Thanksgiving’ to do so, it’s remarkable how it focuses the mind. … Read More Happy Thanksgiving!

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What is it that authors even do?

Believe it or not, I get asked this question a lot – and I kind of understand it. After all, most of our images of an author is someone like Jane Austen, scribbling away on a tiny desk, or Oscar Wilde, resplendent in his elegant clothes while mocking the very class that he comes from. Nowadays, not so much. Let me take you on … Read More What is it that authors even do?

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Emily Murdoch Launching Kickstarter!

I am excited to reveal that I am launching a Kickstarter for my new series, Ravishing Regencies! This is a fantastic opportunity for you to get involved in not just a book, but a whole series – bringing it to life and working alongside me to get these Regency romance novellas ready for the world. 

Struggling to Write Second Book

I know this post may sound a little strange, and I know it is definitely a first world problem, but it’s something that I’ve been struggling with for a while, so I thought I’d share it: I am really struggling to write a second book. I know that sounds mental: it’s supposed to be the first book that’s difficult! And for many people it … Read More Struggling to Write Second Book