Archive for 2010|Yearly archive page

Essay Proofreading Prices Now Available

In Proofreading on November 1, 2010 at 12:56 pm

You can now get an idea of how much it costs to hire Scriveny to check your essay: head on over to the proofreading prices page now! Read the rest of this entry »


The psychology of procrastination

In Links on October 27, 2010 at 8:20 pm

I found a fab psychological analysis of procrastination on the superb site ‘You Are Not So Smart’ Read the rest of this entry »

Scriveny Facebook Group and Twitter

In Links on October 26, 2010 at 10:55 pm

If you like to be connected in all the right places you can ‘like’ Scriveny on Facebook or follow on Twitter.

Get updates from the blog, quick essay tips and more, straight to your Newsfeed or Timeline.

Find Scriveny on Facebook or Twitter @Scriveny.

The Blank Page: Part 2

In Getting Started on October 20, 2010 at 11:21 am

So my last blog about facing writer’s block had a few starter points for attacking that blank page. This time I’m writing my post using the very advice that I want to give; because sometimes ‘Just Do It’ isn’t enough to get you started. Sometimes you need to know where you’re going with it, you need to make a PLAN. Read the rest of this entry »

Dealing with the Browne Report

In University on October 18, 2010 at 9:34 am

'Fund our Future' - 10.11.10

Well, how about that government eh? The news coverage of the Browne Report made me do three things:

  • rage
  • get a large glass of wine

The Blank Page, part 1

In Getting Started on October 14, 2010 at 10:29 am

I’ve been sitting here, with this blog post open, for the past ten minutes. I wrote a title, then changed my mind, I browsed Facebook and then checked one of the forums I frequent (in fact, half way through that sentence I opened a new tab to look at them again). I can spend all day working like this; which probably isn’t a good thing. I don’t like to think of it being lazy, it’s more of a struggle against my “Inner Brat,” (shall we call her Betty?) she’s fighting a war of attrition against my creative endeavours. Read the rest of this entry »


In Links on October 12, 2010 at 2:09 pm

Things are well and truly getting underway at Scriveny HQ, I’ve just added a ‘links‘ page, including two local Stafford people/places: the fabulous artist Anna Zukowska, and the awesome dress shop Jade Clothing. I will be linking friends, associates and Staffordians from time to time, if you think you qualify to be one of those (or would like to become one!) then please drop me an email at scriveny at gmail dot com!


In School on October 6, 2010 at 8:07 pm

Sometimes you’d think that writing essays has always come easy to some people. They scribble them out in the 30 minutes before class and still manage to get away with fantastic marks (mind you, do they insist on typed essays these days? Maybe scribbling is the wrong word and I’m showing my age!) Read the rest of this entry »

Hello world!

In Uncategorized on October 6, 2010 at 8:51 am

Welcome to my blog! I’ll be posting more information about Scriveny in the coming days and weeks, so keep checking back.

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