Silja Swaby, half Jamaican, half Finnish, is a marine biologist and author. Funded by Arts Council England, she has won competitions, and been placed in prizes and awards. She is working on a series of futuristic thrillers, featuring a female biologist whose quiet academic life takes a drastic turn. Silja has taken creative writing courses at Cambridge University and more recently Yale University, USA.

Silja tutors writers, gives workshops, and provides a critique service. She is happily unmarried and lives in deepest Somerset, UK.

Silja Swaby is pronounced Sil-yah Sway-bee.

April 01, 2010

Every little helps

Sometimes the hardest thing is to keep going, yet you have to. Even thinking up a few words of dialogue or scribbling down an idea is progress.

1 comment:

Matthew Devereux said...

A huge inspiration for me to keep the flow going has been "Writing Down the Bones" by Nathalie Goldberg.

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