This year I am writing a novel. One question that I have asked myself a few times since I started this writing journey is whether I should share as I am writing or wait till it is all finished? From this question I also ask myself, if I share who do I share it with?… Continue reading The Question: To Share or Not to Share?
This year I am writing a novel. So, we am I at? Well, there has definitely been some trial and error but I think I have found a system that works for me right now. My writing habit of late has been to try and write a chapter in 1 to 2 weeks and then… Continue reading This year I am writing a novel.
This year I am writing a novel. Back at the beginning of May I spoke about having read Terry Brooks book Lessons from a Writing Life: Sometimes the Magic Works. So, here I will quote Walter Mosley’s words as shared by Terry Brooks, “…that writing is gathering smoke – the smoke of dreams, if ideas,… Continue reading A term used for identification
This year I am writing a novel. Google defines atmosphere as “the pervading tone or mood of a place, situation, or work of art.” The pervading mood of a place is where my thoughts are this week. In particular I am thinking about my writing space. I do not have a separate space in my… Continue reading Writing Space?
This year I am writing a novel. I entered my son’s room to open the curtains like I do every morning. I took one look around and thought what in the world? I rolled my eyes and went in search of coffee. I didn’t give it another thought. My husband got up a few hours… Continue reading Large, ugly and frightening – Let’s get creative!
Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Source of inspiration for a creative artist being propel along by force in a specified direction. Can you… Continue reading Photo Prompt 25: Source of inspiration for a creative artist being propel along by force in a specified direction.
We all know the days when life happens and you just don’t get time to write. Perhaps you’re a post-a-day blogger, or post-a-week, or whatever your schedule. Now there is a self-imposed pressure to get it done. For me, on those day, I am thankful for a stock pile of writing in various stages of… Continue reading Writing Interrupted
One of my biggest challenges when creating a piece of writing is coming up with a title. As a rule, I usually have no trouble coming up with a working title, but focusing that working title into a finished heading is not my strong suit, or my favourite activity. However, I think it goes without… Continue reading Steer by Stars: That F*cking Title
In an article titled How names influence our destinies, it is stated that, “Scientific studies have shown that the world makes different assumptions about a boy named Tyrone than it does about one named Philip, and while these assumptions are often wrong, they can have considerable influence on the course of a life.” – theweek.com… Continue reading Names Matter