This is a volume of works I will return to, not only for the pleasure of reading it over, but for the valuable insider knowledge and tips...
In my last post I told you that I was easily distracted from writing, in reality suffering from the chronic malaise of procrastination. Then how did I manage to write more than 117,000 words in eight months you ask? Glad you asked. When I began my draft last year, I set myself a goal of … Continue reading If Anthony Trollope can do it, or 117,000 words 15 mins at a time.
I learned a few things about myself during this time, or to be more accurate, confirmed what I already knew- that I am easily distracted (otherwise known as procrastination), and that I am a proud, flag carrying...
We have all been there, that place where we fear we have lost our mojo.
When I tell friends and acquaintances that I write, so often they say - "I would love to write, but..." We all have excuses not to write, not to even start. I used them. Most likely you did too. Excuses are not valid reasons. So how to turn these excuses around and send them packing? … Continue reading 6 excuses not to be a writer – and how to turn them around
The Perth Writers Festival is over for another year and for me it abounded with inspiration, warmth, fun and fantastic weather. It is one of the highlights of my year, I anticipate the next one for months before it occurs and live off the memories for months after. Yes I am a 'tragic'. Australian writers … Continue reading Perth Writers Festival 2015
Nowhere did I find a commandment telling me Thou shall not write multiple third person POV because you are a novice writer.