That moment when the plot goes off in a direction not originally planned for. All writers go through this and not just once, but many times. 620 more words
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I’m going to get new spectacles today. Turns out that all these headaches and watery eyes I’m having are because my prescription needs changing. I’m kinda bummed cuz I’ll have to wait till next week to collect em – I’m getting a bunch of different special coatings to help with glare and stuff so I won’t get them the next day. 360 more words
The use of Moments of Being (MoB) was first coined by the literary writer Virginia Woolf who ordained that a Moment of Being was a moment that someone experienced that continued to resonate throughout their lifetime – a moment that leaves an impression that we cannot forget. 679 more words
The interview with Paul Finch in the previous blog post revealed the support he receives from his wife in his work. I was curious to see her version of Paul’s writing life and Catherine was kind enough to talk to me about her involvement in Paul’s life of crime. 1,717 more words
This is a Writing Tip you’ll always hear. In fact, I was at a children’s book event last week – part of Oldham Brilliant Books 2014 – with two other writers, Liz Kessler and Rebecca Lisle. 670 more words
Having just returned from my second writers conference in six months, I find it natural to contemplate the value received versus the fiscal drain.