Question why is the world the way it is? Reflect it, consider it, use it. Questions asking why mean your story starts to grow a life of it’s own. Take on new depth and meaning. So when you are stuck on a scene, or a character, or a word. Ask why.
Your story will be worth it. It’ll be worth the struggle Worth the fight. Worth the frustration. It’ll be worth it, in the end.
It only takes 15 minutes to add another 100 words to your story. That’s the same amount of time as social media, having a cup of tea or even getting dressed. You might not have all the time right now, but you can find 15 minutes.
February is the shortest month of the year, and with that comes its own difficulties. My goals list, which stays roughly the same for each month, is suddenly compressed by 3 days which makes everything that little bit harder to achieve. Plus, my day job ramps up its intensity to the end of the financial … More Journey Before Destination (February Update)
And like that, it’s the end of January. It feels like only a minute ago it was New Years Eve, looking at the dawn of a new year and a new decade. And now, we’re one month in. How have you found this month? It’s been a busy one for me, most of my weekends … More An Emotional Connection (January Update)
This October has mostly been prepping for Nanowrimo, tidying up some old projects and writing my #fantasyqueensfall entry for the competition being run over IG. It’s been a busy month, and November looks like it’ll be even busier! What I’m writing for Nanowrimo Last year I did my first ever Nanowrimo, and it left me … More Nanowrimo Prep (October Update)
Social Media is great, but it can get overwhelming at times. Here’s my thoughts on using it, and some advice on what might help you using it too. … More What I love and hate about social media (and my advice on using it)
Life sometimes means you don’t have time to write. And you know what? That’s okay. … More That’s Just Life (June Update)
Why write at all? I suppose there are many things that can take up my time in the evening. TV. Reading a book. Playing computer games. There are loads of things I can do; and in the evening, I find I have 1 hour of time to do whatever I want with. It’s amazing, really, … More Why I Write (May Update)
I still can’t quite believe that I won at Nanowrimo. Sure, it was exactly 50,081 words, sure some of the scenes that I wrote are going to definitely get cut, and the whole chronology of the story is a giant puzzle that needs to be slotted together somehow. But I won.