Overcoming Obstacles – How To Write When Everything Is Wrong

Summary: Many of us face obstacles that get in the way of writing – whether it’s due to physical or mental health problems, raising children, working other jobs, or just struggling with motivation. In this talk I will discuss my own experiences, and give my top ten tips for overcoming these problems and getting your words on the page.

Sophie Cleverly was born in Bath in 1989. She studied for a BA in Creative Writing and an MA in Writing For Young People. Her Scarlet and Ivy series is published by HarperCollins worldwide, and has been translated into 5 different languages so far.

Aside from writing, she can often be found blogging about symphonic metal, watching fantastical TV and struggling to find her way out of her ever-increasing pile of books.