If we were having coffee I'd tell you that I've had a fairly boring week. I went to work; I studied; I wrote a bit; I watched Pretty Little Liars with my Mum and nice glass of red. Oh, I also caught a twenty-four hour bug, but I'm all better now. No more germies for … Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share #2
I've found that I don't have one particular way that I "storyboard" my ideas. I've scrippled notes on scrap pieces of paper, used the Stickies app on my Mac, scrawled on a whiteboard, and written ideas on my phone. Though, the later generally means it's mixed in with the shopping list; bread, coffee, soul-sucking alien who takes over the world, … Continue reading Storyboarding…
If we were having coffee, I'd tell you that I'd had a busy, but fulfilling, week. I'd tell you how I'd taken a leap of faith in myself by setting up a business and diving headfirst into the world of blogging. I'd also tell you that I'd had a bit of a cold, thank you … Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share #1
My writing usually starts off slowly. I get an idea; I write a few things down; I sit and think. Then after an incalculable amount of thinking, I "get in the zone" and I can't write fast enough for my thoughts. It's like I'm watching a movie unfold in my own head and I have … Continue reading Obsessing Over A Sentence
Do I prefer the term author or writer? I'd have to say I prefer the term writer. Lets have a look at some definitions from the Oxford Dictionary shall we. Author - A writer of a book, article, or document. Writer - A person who has written something or who writes in a particular way. Well, … Continue reading Author or Writer?
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Writers are always searching, and rarely finding, that one special idea that will turn into some magnificent creation, which transcends all boundaries and leaves a lasting imprint on the soul of its reader. I find that non-writers assume these ideas come freely and from some imaginary ever flowing stream of "great ideas." Well, as any writer will … Continue reading The Elusive Idea
I sit here writing this blog while I am supposed to be writing a short fiction piece. I am a procrastinator. I always find it difficult to take that initial leap into my writing journey. Should I write my masterpiece in a leather-bound, handcrafted journal? Perhaps it will will bring out an air of old-school sophistication … Continue reading Putting Pen To Paper: A Procrastination Nightmare