Archive for May, 2010

Serialised Fiction – Part Seven

May 27th, 2010 No comments

OK, this week I was really hoping to put this baby to bed.  Bad news is, I couldn’t. 

This does have a silver lining though, because it means I have something to write about in this post!  Read more…

Serialised Fiction – Part Six

May 21st, 2010 No comments

So, I’m finally nearing the end of this journey, and part of me is glad.  Relieved even.  The finish line is in sight and once I get across it I can relax. 

Or can I?
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Serialised Fiction – Part Five

May 14th, 2010 No comments

So this week I figured I’d talk about word counts.  I know its one of the things that most writers won’t really think about in any great detail, but word counts are extremely important.  If you write shorter fiction, and have considered submitting your work to any of the number of short story competitions that are run each year (or magazines, for that matter), then word counts become vitally important.  Because short stories especially have strict word count limitations. Read more…

Oi! No slacking!

May 10th, 2010 3 comments

It seems that there is a definite downside to the tracking method I use. While it can be very encouraging, I personally have a tendency to relax and shirk off if I’ve done well. Read more…

Serialised Fiction – Part Four

May 6th, 2010 No comments

So yet again a week has passed and I have failed to live up to my own deadlines.  I didn’t get any specific episodes completed.  What I did manage to do however, is get a lot of scenes written from the final five episodes I have to write in this series. 

Which – in a roundabout way – got me thinking about endurance. Read more…