Last week I had the unfortunate experience of being lectured – sounds harsh and believe me she was, by a person who calls themselves a writer but who doesn’t actually write.
You know the sort, individuals who spout writing advice, give lots of opinions regarding what I should and shouldn’t do with my work and yet hasn’t committed a single creative
Are you a crazy writer? A frantic word counter? Or simply a writing nut that loves a challenge? Well read on and join me as I prepare for 1st November and the annual madness known as National Novel Writing Month. Thirty days of mind-blowing madness that unites the globe via sleepless nights, aching and tired shoulders but huge smiles on 30th November. The mission – to write 50,000 words in one month. Sounds a lot doesn’t it?
What can make you laugh, cry, and even land you in hot water by circling the Earth in a nano second? The answer: a 140 character Twitter message. It can do a lot of other wonderful things too but if you don’t understand the basics of how it works – you, as a writer are missing out on self-promotion.
Last night my writers’ group was baffled by
A good writer reads – simple. Sadly I purchase far more books than I currently have time to read. So, I’d like to introduce you to my little green bookcase - it holds my “To-Read” books.
A tiny bookcase, that I remember buying as a single gal and struggling to put together in my first home, which now stands at the top of the staircase and is groaning under the weight.
Anyway, I was thumbing through the books the other day
2012 has been my finest year regards creativity and writing. I’d promised myself as a New Year’s resolution that this was to be my year and that vow hasn’t wavered.
I started the year determined to gain membership to the Romantic Novelists’ Associations’ New Writers’ Scheme. Application is via a simple email sent on 2nd January – one simple rule applies – no emails