Writing is a very strange thing and I don't mean writing a blog, or even, in my experience, writing a script. The writing I find the oddest is writing a novel. I'm sure that the process is very different for everyone but for me, it feels very much like the back part of my brain … Continue reading The Writing Experience
Recently I've been indulging my inner geek and reading a hellava lot of Fantasy. Fantasy wasn't really a genre I read much of until this year and now I'm suffering from an addiction. Jules is constantly furious at me because I don't talk to him anymore and as I'm reading about 5 books a week … Continue reading Fantasy and Sci-Fi Book Recommendations
Well, I can only talk from my own experience on this matter but basically the first 20,000 words are a breeze. They just pour out and then I sit back and have to really think about the plot because, you see, I don't plan. It's quite a problem. So then I think and think and … Continue reading What’s it like writing a novel?
A Happy New Year to you all. I hope that everyone enjoyed their Christmas and ate far too much because, aside from presents eating is the best part of Christmas and I forbid eaters guilt. As the rain falls on yet another miserable day I've been thinking about resolutions and how pointless they are. Let's … Continue reading Resolutions, or something like that.
Today is an excellent day because I am finally back to working part-time and I have an ENTIRE day to write. It's like my brain has switched itself back on and ideas are just oozing out of my pores. Gushing even. It's filthy. I love the excitement of jotting down potential future projects and blissfully … Continue reading Ideas