Some people are much more comfortable writing first drafts, rushing along like a fully-laden diesel train, without stopping until the end to check the load. Me, I'm like that little old red, steam engine that could ... you know the one, I think I can, … Continue reading Finding your story … easier said than done
I've settled well in my Fellowship Creative Time Residency in the May Gibbs Children's Literature Trust's gorgeous apartment in Norwood. It's cosy, roomy and well set up for their chosen Fellows. I'm here to finish the 'first' draft of my current work-in-process, VIVALDI'S ANGEL. It's … Continue reading I’m in heaven … the writerly kind
Have you ever stopped to ponder on brain activity? Not brain activity in a general sense. I mean your own brain. Like, how many things do you store in it at any one time - just in day-to-day life? Now overload it with your work … Continue reading A HEAD FULL OF STUFF!
Did you make a conscious decision to be a writer? Or did it creep up on you? Doesn't really matter either way ... there is still the potential to be rendered powerless and disheartened when your manuscripts make a habit of returning with a ‘thanks, … Continue reading To be or not to be?