I came across this brilliant tag whilst reading some posts on The Inky Tavern blog which is run by my dear blogging buddy Desiree B. A massive Sunday shout out to you, lovely lady.
Captivated by the insight into another blogger’s way of doing things, I thought I’d add my own answers to the mix. Continue reading “12 Essential Questions Answered in Behind-the-Scenes Blogging Tag”
A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window. Gilles Deleuze, A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia Continue reading On Concept: Gilles Deleuze
There is a particularly cutting reality that you should make peace with from the start if you suspect that you may be a writer: nobody wants to read your sh*t!
Continue reading “5 Strategies to Keep You Writing When Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t!”
Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one. Terry Pratchett Continue reading On Imagination: Terry Pratchett
During my failed attempt to write a novella in 24 hours, I pushed myself through two 12 hour stretches of marathon fiction writing last weekend.
Continue reading “3 Amazing Things That Will Happen If You Write for 12 Hours Straight”
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. William Faulkner Continue reading On Courage: William Faulkner
So, the Horror Writers Podcast had indie horror writer David Moody over for a casual chat in episode #18. Whilst I don’t agree with Moody when he says that the zombie genre is past it’s best (I am paraphrasing), I do think that the man has an interesting story to share with aspiring writers… Continue reading How To Write ‘Infected Books’ With David Moody
You’re always you, and that don’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it. Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book Continue reading On Change: Neil Gaiman
And so the experiment concludes. Having written 20357 words in 24 hours, I can’t say that I am exactly sorry to find that I don’t have a novella but a robust, detailed outline for a novel on my hands.
Continue reading “The Sweet Taste of Failure: 24 Hours and No Novella”
Whilst I am wrestling with my #24-Hour-Novella, I am handing over to Stephen King for this week’s writing tips. Enjoy! Continue reading Writing Tips From Stephen King