I compiled all of the Connection posts into one story. I edited it a bit and made it more of a story. Even if you’ve read all of my posts, it’s worth it to check out what I changed in this story. 2,005 more words
Last week I was in Galway talking students doing the M.A in writing. Here’s some of the information they found helpful.
There is plenty written about writing but very little of it addresses the thoughts that arise in your head, the thoughts that can hold you back. 672 more words
The time has finally come to begin the second draft of book two. How do I know? The pressure, I feel like an overheating boiler, all vibrating rivets and whistling jets of escaping steam, because the book is taking up more and more of my thinking time, becoming more distracting by the day. 425 more words
Having finished reading through my NaNoWriMo novel I am pleased to be able to offer the following superlatives in recognition of my effort: City Song… 479 more words
Now, I’ve recently had a conversation with a fellow writer about how much attention I give to description in my first draft. Honestly? Not much. 1,243 more words