Tag Archives: creative writing

What up Wednesday 12 Dec 2015

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Here’s another example of why writing is hard: recently I finally got into the groove of writing a story that had a nice voice. That’s kind of hard to keep going once you walk away from the story and … Continue reading

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Update for December

I may as well make an update while I have a chance, because I’m not really going to be able to until Christmas time. I started my IT job last week and it gives me even less time to write … Continue reading

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo–Part 2–Time Management

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js This is always a topic of blog conversation around this time of year. I have a similar I mention this at least once a day – having a full time job all but kills the creative process. It will … Continue reading

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Getting through a first draft

Get through a draft as quickly as possible. Hard to know the shape of the thing until you have a draft…when I wrote the last page of my first draft of Lincoln’s Melancholy I thought, Oh, shit, now I get … Continue reading

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Writing in stressful times

April started off okay. We took a trip to York, and spent a nice day in town when the weather was very un-English like. Then things got a little crazy. Work has started to get really stressful for me. One … Continue reading

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