So, I got past the first hurdle. I wrote the first draft of a novel.
But this isn’t new news.
The new news is about the editing.
Yes, I’m editing. Before I started writing the first draft, I hadn’t really… read more...Read More ›
It looms up on you without you even noticing. One day you’re typing/scribbling/arting away, the next you can barely lift your head under the weight of creative-sapping purple jellyfish, leaning on your shoulders and sucking ideas from your brain.
And… read more...Read More ›
Days, weeks, months, or even years of hard labour have been poured out of your sweating soul and plastered into the thing that sits before you. Your creation, your baby, all polished up and ready to present to the world… read more...Read More ›
Well, maybe not deadly exactly, but definitely annoying… really annoying (*to me).
So annoying, in fact, that even the go-compare advert man playing that song (you know, that song, the one that gets on your nerves) on a kazoo seems… read more...Read More ›
This has been a good week for my writing – I actually typed the words ‘The End’ on the first draft of my novel (not cheating and skipping chapters or anything like that, it genuinely had reached the last full… read more...Read More ›