Posts By Natalie Harris-Spencer

#amquerying

Two years ago, I thought I had finished my novel. Boy, how wrong I was. One ginormous life move across the pond later, I found myself attending a local writing group in my New Jersey town, eager to maintain the momentum I had built from the marvellous West London Writers’ …

MFA in Creative Writing

I’m thrilled to officially announce that I’ve been accepted on to an MFA in Creative Writing. It’s been some time since I finished my first draft of a novel, and editing the thing has been quite the process. It’s required structure, discipline and that thing that writers crave but never …

Finished my first draft…now what?

I can’t believe this day has actually come but I’ve finally finished the first draft of my first ever novel. It’s messy, unrefined and illogical, but there’s a beginning, middle and end in there somewhere…yep, it’s definitely a story, a story that has been bubbling away inside of me for …

Writer’s block is a thing

Writer’s block is a thing and anybody who tells you otherwise is just lying. There are days when I get these joyous moments of creativity and the words just sort of ‘happen’ on the page. Looking back on what I’ve written, it’s like a stranger’s writing. And there are other …

Welcome to Natalie Harris-Spencer.com

Welcome to Natalie Harris-Spencer.com, the new home for everything that used to be Natalie R Harris! Seriously, it’s an administrative nightmare changing one’s name, and even more so when you have lots of social profiles and accounts, all with slightly different versions of your name. I debated long and hard …