Archive for April, 2010

Serialised Fiction – Part Three

April 30th, 2010 No comments

So for this week’s entry, I’m going to tackle a subject that isn’t about writing.  Not the physical process of getting words down anyway.  This week I’m going to talk about that ever elusive contract. Read more…

Slowly slowly, catchy novel(y)

April 27th, 2010 No comments

By cripes and jiminy, my novel is coming on slowly! This is fine in a way. Once completed it will be the first novel I have penned ’til the end. But it doesn’t half create some uncertainty. Read more…

Serialised Fiction – Part Two

April 23rd, 2010 No comments

OK, so this week I sucked at my own deadline.  I didn’t even get ONE full episode done this week, let alone two!  I DID manage to write a few scenes from throughout the series, and also to get my “new, revised” arc down and locked.  Go me!  Read more…

Serialised Fiction – Part One

April 15th, 2010 No comments

OK, so I got myself a writing gig.  Check me out.  All being well, I shall hopefully soon be getting published online.  (  Check it out yo.) So what I thought I might try is writing a kind of progress diary of how that’s going.  Read more…

Remember, writing is difficult

April 8th, 2010 No comments

As a writer, I often beat myself up. I’m never writing enough, and what I write is never good enough. The intention is always to forget about that feeling and do it anyway, but every now and then it creeps back in there. I imagine you do that too. But perhaps we’re being too hard on ourselves. After all, writing is difficult. Read more…

Remember, writing is easy

April 1st, 2010 No comments

We seem to moan a lot as writers. We bemoan the lack of time, writer’s block, the seeming enormity of the tasks we set ourselves (that epic trilogy felt like such a great idea a week ago). How often are we given the advice to “just do it”? And yet we still resist! So next time you’re staring at the blank page, a pained expression on your face and sweat on your brow, remember, writing is easy! Read more…

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