Archive for September, 2009

Writing in bits

September 25th, 2009 No comments

So you’ve got an idea for a story. Writing it should be a simple matter of starting at the beginning and going through to the end, just as you’d read it, right? Well, maybe. But there is an alternative.
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How much description?

September 17th, 2009 No comments

This is a very tricky thing I find. Mainly it has to do with confidence in your voice, and belief in what you’re writing, but I usually find myself asking if what I’m seeing is being translated. And of course, this all has to do with description. Read more…

Writing anywhere

September 12th, 2009 No comments

I’ve just written a blog post on my iPod touch. I liked it so much, I’m doing it again now! It used to be that if you wanted to write in an obscure place, you had to rely on having a note book to hand. Now there are quite a few options.
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Keeping a routine

September 4th, 2009 No comments

Keeping a writing routine is hard. On the face of it, it’s easy – decide you want to do something and then do it. Then do it again, then  again, then again. But in practice, it’s something quite different. Read more…