I love my plotting chart because it helps me to avoid the soggy middle that plods along.
Happy New Year! Slightly late, but there’s been a lot going on lately. I’m back from the brink of deadlines and travelling now, ready for a new post for 2013. I’ve noticed over the past couple of months, as I make some rather big changes and meet new people in my writing life, certain questions […]
Happy Winter Solstice! This is my favourite time of the year, where I take stock of what I have achieved. In many ways the time since the Autumn equinox feels like an uphill journey towards shorter days and colder weather, but after today the daylight increases and I always feel that we’re heading towards spring. […]
November means Nanowrimo. National Novel Writing Month. The time when I write 50000 words in 30 days. Which isn’t a novel length, and that length isn’t the only thing that’s different. I really look forward to November. It’s just after my birthday, just before Christmas and it’s cold. So when I discovered Nano lots of […]
As I start another new story, I’ll be blogging my progress. At the moment I am planning my novel, and I’m thinking about what will happen in general, an overarching plot. I’ve written several novels to date, and it’s been a learning curve. The first couple were a download of some stories I had in […]
As a compulsive multi-tasker, it’s not very often the opportunity arises to down tools and focus on just one thing. The last two weeks have provided that opportunity, and it’s been grabbed with both hands. To cut a long story short (not the aim of the exercise, but anyway) a novel I had written received […]