Patience. It was all going so well. Too well. My writing tackles difficult subjects while still trying to keep the shape of the embedded stories that resonate with readers. In my current WIP I’m looking at issues around grief and stress and what they can do. But the story is uplifting as well as a quest narrative. It’s complicated. Because of this I know […]
Writing with friends. Today was the first Oldha Writing Group of the year Oldham Library. We sat down with coffee and each other and talk about our work. This is such a valuable process, where we get to air the inevitable self-doubt that working in isolation brings. We also share and receive tips and experiences. Last night we looked at opening […]
Every so often I talk to other authors.
Early mornings. That’s when I love to write. Before the day really starts.
I love my plotting chart because it helps me to avoid the soggy middle that plods along.
I was happily typing away when the blue screen appeared.
Change of scenery for today’s writing escapade.
Desperately seeking… something.
A combination of things had lain me low with storm clouds until I am too anxious to write.
I needed a bridge between act 1 and act 2. The past and the present. Life and death.