Nadine Tomlinson

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Blogging for writers: how to blog smarter (not harder)

Six months ago, I wrote a post about why blogging is not writing. In it (and it’s here if you want the full story), I talked about the fact that …

Three Sentences That Made Me Do The Thing - Nadine Tomlinson :: write • create • thrive

Last week, I did something new that I’d been thinking about since early last year. I took Storyteller Series from a text format to an audio version. …

Krystal Smith on Women's Voices in Storytelling - Nadine Tomlinson :: write • create • thrive

<b>Storyteller Series</b> is back, with a new look, or rather, sound!<p>From now on, you’ll get to listen each month, as I chat with writers and creatives and …

My New Morning Rituals

I’m sharing my new morning rituals for this year. This routine helps to make my days more positive and productive. Before this year dawned, I sat …

Time Management

How I Prepared For My First Photo Shoot + Tips For First-Timers

Find out how I prepared for my first photo shoot. My 10 tips will help you plan and strategize for that big day so that you can have a creative and …

Fashion Week

Reflections + 6th Blog Anniversary - Nadine Tomlinson :: write • create • thrive

<i>Happy New Year, everyone! May your hopes take shape this year and may all your beautiful dreams come true.</i><p>Photo Credit: Rochelle …

Mental Health

My Holiday Gift to You - Nadine Tomlinson :: write • create • thrive

There isn’t a Friday Favourites post today because it’s my last blogging and work day for 2017. I’m taking some time off to recharge and prepare for …

For the Reader: Books to Read This Year, Lists & Fun Ideas

Shares 122K<p>I mentioned my love for reading awhile ago when I shared a list of books for tween/teen girls. I know it sounds silly but reading the …

How to Write a Guest Post Pitch & Get Accepted by Major Sites

I don’t know about you, but when I started out as a freelance writer, I had no fucking clue how to pitch a guest post and <i>actually</i> get it accepted.<p>So …

Caribbean Hygge: 6 Cosy Ways - Nadine Tomlinson :: write • create • thrive

<i>Caribbean hygge may sound like an oxymoron but it’s possible. Find out how you can experience the Danish concept of cosiness, even in a tropical</i> …

Friday Favourites: Creative Journaling & Planning

Looking to up your journaling and planning game in the new year? Here are my favourite examples of how we can have a creative journaling and planning …

Stranger Things

My Self-Care Practice for this Holiday Season

To avoid going cray-cray this holiday season, I’m sharing how I plan to take care of my creative health and stay balanced with a simple self-care …

Oily Skin

Friday Favourites: Holiday Gift Ideas for Readers & Writers - Nadine Tomlinson :: write • create • thrive

<i>Wondering what to buy the bookworm and author in your life? Here are my favourite holiday gift ideas for readers and writers that aren’t books.</i><p>Hello …

December 2017 Reading Guide: What to Read - Nadine Tomlinson :: write • create • thrive

<i>‘Tis the season to be jolly because a new month means new reads. Find out which books made it into the December 2017 Reading Guide.</i><p>We’re down to the …

How do I Promote My Novel without the Hard Sell?

Friday Favourites: Bookish Tumblrs

Did you know that there’s a strong literary presence on Tumblr? Here are some of my fave bookish Tumblrs that I think are lit (pun intended). I …

Books

Mek: An Artistic Storyteller

Welcome to Storyteller Series, where I highlight writers, authors, and those who tell, publish, and promote stories. This month, I’m featuring Mek. …

Trespassing