What do writers like to do most of all? Okay, besides dream of red wine (or other tipple) coming directly from the faucet tap. It's reading! Writers LOVE (or should love) to read. And the best part about this love is that, unlike the possibility of ever-flowing wine, reading will help you be a better … Continue reading Read Your Way to Better Writing
The trouble with being a writer - really being a writer, not just sitting around talking about being a writer - is that at some point you have to get all those images, characters and conversations out of your head. Okay, some people need to see a therapist, spend years in therapy and possibly take … Continue reading How Do You Write?
I have to say that the third draft is probably my favorite when hammering out a book. "Shouldn't the final draft be your favorite?" I hear you ask. Well, no. The final draft is a bit anti-climatic. It's thrilling to be done, but then I have to face the daunting tasks of marketing, publishing and … Continue reading Novel Writing: Heading into the Third Inning
Although I am re-reading A Game of Thrones, this Saturday Selection has nothing to do with those dragons. Instead, I'm head over heels for the Dragon app on my iPad mini. Let the swooning begin. My Search for Dragons I went in search of this app because I HATE typing. Short blog posts and letters … Continue reading Saturday Selection: In Love with Dragon (app)
Rather than doing the Weekly Challenge this week, I thought I'd partake in a blogging event. One event that was introduced to me through Contortum Designs (beautiful handcrafted jewelery, take a peek!) is called Share Your World. Each Monday, you're given four random questions to play around with. The problem with this is I can't … Continue reading Building Better Characters & Hera Gets Interviewed