Posts Tagged ‘Lifestyle’

Tips on Forming Good Habits

November 19th, 2011 5 comments

Last week I wrote a bit about how long it takes to form a habit. Obviously this is useful for anyone wanting to solidify their writing routine. But can anything be done to make that habit “go in” more efficiently? Read more…

The People that make up a Writer

October 15th, 2011 2 comments

I watched The Social Network for the first time last week. I thoroughly enjoyed it, and (rightly or wrongly) it’s made me see Facebook in a different light. I’m more of a Google Plus man myself anyway. I did notice something about the personalities involved though, and that made me think about writers… Read more…

A conversation with my teenage self

April 16th, 2011 3 comments

I dislike teenagers. This is, I’m sure, incredibly unfair of me. It’s not their fault that their reasoning and awareness of others has been mangled by hormones, and there are a few who do a good approximation of human beings despite such disadvantages. But I’m not angry at teenagers really. No, the reason I would pick up most teenagers I meet by their collars and shake them (if I were not afraid of being arrested or stabbed), is that their time-wasting and ignorance of the life that lies ahead reminds me of my own teenage self. Read more…

Why Dieting is Like Writing

February 26th, 2011 No comments

Perhaps that’s not an accurate headline. What I wanted to say was, “why reaching and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is like becoming a writer”, but that just doesn’t have the same ring to it, does it. Questionable headline aside, let’s start with a brief discussion about dieting. Read more…

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Time to get serious. Again.

February 5th, 2011 No comments

The launch of represented my first real attempt at taking this writing thing seriously. Despite years of study and occasional dabblings, this was the first time I decided that I couldn’t live without this, and I was going to have to make it happen for myself.

I needed a plan, and one of my own devising. Stage one was to generate some material, or even more basic than that, get into some kind of writing routine. Gather some of the tools to generate some material in other words.

And after two years, look how far I’ve come! Not very far at all. Read more…

Being A Writer

July 24th, 2010 No comments

I sometimes find it really difficult to classify myself as a writer.  A lot of the time I guess this because I spend more of my time not writing than I do writing, but that’s got a lot more to do with my laziness and motivation issues than anything else. Read more…