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'Write with...' - Week Seven: The Fear

This week I am struggling a little with.. The Fear. I imagine a lot of you get to this point where you feel that if you write something down on the sacred paper that it cannot be undone and therefore you stop writing anything at all in case it is "wrong". Well I have three ways of getting myself out of this rut and I thought I'd share them with you this week. Different approaches for different days, moods and people. My least favourite is the last method - but tragically it is sometimes the most effective...!

What do you do to get yourself out of a rut?

Cesca x


After studying History at Bristol University, Cesca went on to work as a TV Presenter for four years on various pre-recorded and live shows. She taught History for seven years and became a Housemistress at a Secondary boarding School in Berkshire.

Since winning a writing competition for the best opening paragraph to a novel, Cesca has won or been placed in prestigious short story competitions for: Women and Home, Wells Festival of Literature, Grace Dieu and has also had short stories published in the Sentinel Champion and Sunday People Magazine.

She has written regular reviews and features for the popular women’s fiction website Novelicious and now films weekly vlogs to help wannabe writers for www.writersandartists.co.uk. She lives in Bradfield with her husband and their brood of ex-battery chickens.

The Silent Hours is her first novel.