My novel has stirred up memories of living in my hometown. I have found myself torn between nostalgia and change every time I go back. Your hometown is a powerful place.
New year, new writer? Follow all the writing rules! Nah, don’t. Read this snarky guide and then go and make your own rules. Don’t tell Stephen King I said so.
Don’t suffer at Christmas, writers, with visits from loved ones and culling of writing time. Read how to claim back your writing life over the festive season. Snark included.
Books beat real life. Their punchy pages, cheeky chapters, and seductive sentences transport us.. Here are the many ways books kick real life’s butt.
Revising and editing are strange and alien worlds writers will never fully understand. Once we enter them, all communication with Earth is lost. Send in help.
‘Fess up. We all procrastinate, writer or not. Consider your procrastination habits well and truly rumbled in this post which you’ll read now and not later, you lazy toad.
Time: never enough, goes too fast, painfully slow, and often wasted. Time is both friend and enemy of us all. Maybe it’s time to say, ‘Now is my time’.
If all writers were as honest, and stupid as me, we’d all confess that we’re making it up as we go along. That’s what creating this writing stuff is about!