Novel titles are little blighters. They elude me. They hide under the mountain of writing and taunt me to come and find them. Prepare yourself for title angst.
First drafts. One moment, you love the freedom to write. The next, you lose your ability to know words. Welcome to my weird first draft writing world.
Today is World Mental Health Day; an initiative to reach out to those in distress. Raising awareness of mental health issues is close to my heart. Closer than you may think.
Tired of reading those shiny ‘days in the life’ of famous authors? Wondering if they really work that hard? Prepare to face the messed up truth.
Self-acceptance is hard. I’ve spent 40+ years working on it, warts and all. Except I don’t have warts, just a few wrinkles and a whole lot of fighting spirit. Time to be me.
The world of the unpublished writer is vague. Sometimes we can feel that we don’t fit in. We all have something to offer though whether it’s for sale or not.
There are questions writers groan at hearing, especially when their ‘little’ book will be finished and why it’s taking so long. Stop asking. We’re fragile effing flowers.
Stephen King’s ‘IT’ is more than just a freaky clown. It’s a story of the power of childhood and how we learn from that as adults. We learn to avoid scary ass clowns!