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The Little Joys of Life...

Just thought I should share this screenshot from today…so pleased!

Okay, now back to work!

The Inspiration in the Revision

A word of advice writers: If your plot is so complicated that you can’t keep details in check, it’s definitely going to be too complicated for your audience. 472 more words

Musings

Writing In A Vacuum

Is it better to write a draft, especially novels and novellas, using external resources to help the story development and writing to come along? Or, is it better to write a draft in a vacuum, with nothing but your own brains and brawn? 484 more words

Scribbleshort

Setting Tips: The Circus

What is it about the circus?

What makes young people want to run away and join one? What makes it an ideal setting for the strange and wondrous? 718 more words

On Writing

Writing without her

Words by Bec Fleming, ACTWC Blogger in Residence

Four years ago, this week, I found out my PhD thesis had passed examination. My first call was to Mum, the person I always called first with good news or bad. 862 more words

Blogger In Residence

“Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.” - T.S. Eliot

“Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.” – … 14 more words

On Writing

NaNoWriNot Happening This Year I Don't Think

You’d think that a person who was so fed up with herself over being a lump on the couch and watching too much TV and being unproductive for a year would TOTALLY rock NaNoWriMo and use it as a reason/excuse/motivation to finally get butt in chair and start writing again. 412 more words

NaBloPoMo