It's hard to admit you've lost your way. It's even worse when you knew where the signposts were, but you turned a blind eye and wilfully cut your own track anyway. The problem is, if you are going the wrong way eventually you will have to get back on track, or be forced to an … Continue reading Gaining Perspective
It's been a few years since I succumbed to the siren call of NaNoWriMo, and a few more since I managed to produce 50,000 words of semi-readable prose; yet ever since that first crazy angst-ridden effort, November for me, has become synonymous with writing. So although I got on my soap-box on this blog and … Continue reading Heady Days of Optimism: NaNoWriMo is back!
I had an a-ha moment this morning. Turns out I've been measuring my writing progress by word count alone. Not the actual words I've written each day - that might have been more helpful. But by the running word count of my WIP. And because I'm editing the front end of it at the moment … Continue reading Editing is Writing Too
Knowing where you're going is the most important part of any journey. In the real world it will be a tangible destination. Depending on how far you're going you might rely on word of mouth, map, GPS or navigation by the stars to get you there. But whether you're headed around the corner (trust me … Continue reading A Word about Waymarkers