Tag Archives: Inspiration

Direct and methodical

I am not a methodical person. When I have a practical task to complete I do try to be methodical but rarely succeed. The trouble is I have a very low boredom threshold and a patience deficiency. For instance, I … Continue reading

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Expecting the unexpected

Deciding to write using a free flowing method has had unexpected consequences. Generally it has worked well, I just go with whatever comes to mind in the moment. If I have been in need of a name or something which … Continue reading

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Frustration and procrastination

There’s this sort of inside nagger I now have to deal with every day. Nagging at me to get on with writing. Telling me off when I don’t and causing me to feel frustrated when too much time passes between … Continue reading

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Signs and omens

When I very first sat down to start ‘Invisus’ it was a moment of adrenaline and emotion as┬ámy cherished first sentence expanded into 500 words which I was pretty pleased with. I felt I was meant to be writing. Encouraged … Continue reading

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Progress or no progress

I have heard that many authors say they always throw away their first chapter and previously I would have agreed with them. In fact I started a novel ages ago and the first chapter was just awful. Actually the whole … Continue reading

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Encouragement

A while ago I came across some writing tips from Ernest Hemmingway. Of course I didn’t save the link and am kicking myself now. I think I remember that he said to reread what you have written when you sit … Continue reading

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