“You can read this book in one day, but it contains a wealth of valuable tips on how you can help yourself by writing. How to free yourself from the nasty consequences of trauma, stress, anxiety and other unpleasant feelings and emotions. It has motivated me enormously to use these techniques as a coach in helping people who suffer from trauma, depression, grief and stress. It reads wonderfully.”
This video shows the amazing healing effects of writing therapy and forgiveness. 🙂 If you are interested in finding out about writing therapy, my book Freedom Writing can be downloaded in your country on Amazon.com. Have a great day! 🙂
Check this video out, this perfectly demonstrates how writing down trauma and stresses in our lives, whether this be a difficult relationship or something someone has done to us, or whether it is something we have done, writing this down, provides us with release and freedom. This shows the direct link between writing stresses down, forgiveness and increased happiness following this process. Check it out. 🙂
I have released a new version of Freedom Writing, it includes a Journal with seven sections of journal prompts. I have included quotes for inspiration and questions to get you using writing therapy and stimulate your memories and delving into your own life and emotions.
Feel free to download it at the moment. It is free for a few more days. If you do please write a review afterwards, it is new. Also, if you have downloaded Freedom Writing I would really appreciate reviews, Indy authors really need that. 🙂
Thanks for reading!
Kind regards, Suzanne
Just letting you know about my collection of short stories, it contains stories about life, love, loss and laughter. With plots in New York, Jenin, Israel, Sydney and Brisbane the stories explore a range of themes and aspects of being human. Here are a few reviews.
Thanks so much for reading! Kind regards, Suzanne
I am pleased to announce that I have received funding from the Sunshine Coast Council and Arts Queensland to attend the New York Pitch Conference later this year.
I am very excited and extremely grateful to the Queensland Government Arts Queensland and the Sunshine Coast Council for believing in my novel and supporting me to attend the NYPC to pitch my novel to editors from Penguin, Harper Collins, Random House, St Martins Press and more. I am finishing my novel at the moment and writing my pitch. It should be an amazing learning experience, that will yield knowledge I can bring back and share with others. Hopefully, I can attract a publisher, but I know I will learn a lot from this experience.
Thank you so much to the Sunshine Coast Council’s RADF and Arts Queensland funding that supports artists to attend conferences or events that will further their careers. I am forever grateful for this opportunity and I know that I will be able to also share this knowledge with others when I return.
Thanks for reading! I will keep you updated and let you know when I do attend the conference.
This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.
In my recent workshops I decided to end the session with a quote from Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. This quote inspired and spurred me onto to continue to create and be proud of the end product that I produce. No matter what happens. I have always felt this since I was young, that no matter whether you are successful (some of the most phenomenal artists in the world were not successful commercially in their lives) in financial terms or not you have created something from nothing.
Be proud of all the work and the creative process, you created something from nothing. You created characters that did not exist, and a narrative in which they lived and breathed, succeeded or failed, loved and fought for those they loved. In my novel I am finishing currently, there is life and death, there is love and loss and there is life. It is based on the real women who fought in Syria, loosely based on real people but no one in particular. I created these women, their lives, families, the world that the reader lives in. I had to research so much of this novel as it is completely outside my knowledge of the world and use my imagination of course. It was very difficult. But this is what an artist does, they challenge themselves and want to see things from other people’s point of view. That’s what I wanted to tell the stories of these amazing, brave women!
Anyway, I wanted to share this quote as I believe it will spur you on as well, in whatever creative endeavour you find yourself in. I love it, it makes me emotional when I read it. 🙂 Happy writing and have a great day.
“Bring forth what is within you, then, whether it succeeds or fails. Do it whether the final product…is crap or gold. Do it whether the critics love or hate you or whether the critics have never heard of you and perhaps never will hear of you. Do it whether people get it or don’t get it. It doesn’t have to be perfect, and it doesn’t have to be Plato. It’s all just an instinct, and an experiment, and a mystery, so begin. Begin anywhere. Preferably, now. And if greatness should ever accidentally stumble upon you, let it catch you hard at work.”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic.
There’s one more day to be able to download my book. 🙂 This book of short stories explores different aspects of life, love, loss, compassion, forgiveness and redemption. It is an eclectic collection of stories that offer different perspectives on our lives and the stories are set in New York, Israel, Sydney and Brisbane. Feel free to post a review I would love to read it!
The book should be available in any country. Thanks heaps for reading. 🙂 Suzanne