This post was supposed to be all about my first sourdough starter, but it’s not ready yet so I thought I’d freewheel a little about different mediums of reading books. Continue reading Reading – What’s your nectar?
Do you, as a writer, get really excited about a project, talk about it, research it, plan it, only for it to fizzle out after the first 5,000 or so words? Continue reading A shillyshallying writer
Therefore, I have decided to ask writers themselves, via Twitter @megolesworthy , to send me links to their books on Amazon or Goodreads if they want me to read and review. Continue reading The unknown, unreviewed and unloved
Anybody who writes knows the importance of research. Ok, it might be a little easier if you write fantasy or Sci-fi where the worlds created are your own and even though you need to know your worlds well to make it work, nobody can jump down your throats to complain about the inaccuracy of your historical details. They’re yours. The rest of us have to … Continue reading It was a dark and stormy night…
Good evening chaps and chapettes Today’s words are all about writing and research and the importance of backing your stories up. I’ve had to go through all my bits and pieces with regards to the four stories I’ve got on the go (all at very different stages) because summer is coming!!! and the conservatory where I normally keep them gets too hot. The heat and … Continue reading Writing, researching and spreading yourself too thin
Good afternoon peeps This post is all about writing and nothing whatsoever to do with the rhubarb crumble I’m making tonight because I have to. Almost two years ago, I started a story called The Sospiro Journal and in those two years it has been re-plotted and re-charactarised (is that a word?) several times. It has also had its setting changed to a funicular rail … Continue reading Re-plotting (yet again)
We’re on our way to Wellington to buy some car part or other for an old Lanchester that my husband has been doing up for years. Keeps him happy lol. I tend to tag along on his jaunts as long car journeys are perfect for story planning and plotting. You’re stuck in a car with someone who can’t escape from your idea bouncing, and you, … Continue reading Stuck in a jam