Psychology

Writing about writing again – the revenge of the main character

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Having just embarked on a brand new novel with a fizzy main character who is, hopefully, sympathetic, I was ploughing ahead with my new storyline. Happily skipping down the pages with Clementine and quite enjoying the lightness of it all. It was short lived. Even as I wrote the words ‘pina colada’ and ‘boyfriend’ in […]

Psychology

Writing as an extreme sport

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I’ve been on holiday. I debated with myself for a while about bringing the laptop. With a deadline looming it was the only way forward. But what about the distraction of the internet whilst I was supposed to be on holiday? Would I be tempted to Facebook and tweet every second of my long awaited […]