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The Creative Energy Suck

It happens when you least expect it! Your mind  gets lost in  a dark thicket and there is no escape! You  wake-up to realize you have been surrounded by the ill-tempered and they have zapped every once of your creative spark. 266 more words


Planner Hall of Shame

While undertaking some therapeutic displacement activity I discovered a whole new genre of planners.  Planners designed specifically for writers.  I felt that my heart should have leapt, but instead it sank. 374 more words


the power of small

“Four things on earth are small, yet they are exceedingly wise: the ants are a people without strength, yet they provide their food in the summer; the badgers are a people without power, yet they make their homes in the rocks; the locusts have no king, yet all of them march in rank; the lizard can be grasped in the hand, yet it is found in kings’ palaces.”  Proverbs 30:24-28… 335 more words


the sounds of silence

Silence.  I cannot write with the radio or television on, but I do like to write with other people around me so long as they are not talking to me.  280 more words


fellow wordsmiths

As I file my latest rejection (actually quite a nice one, writing lovely don’t  like the book kind of one) I thought I would share with you some of the successes of my fellow travellers along the wordsmith’s path. 632 more words


inky keyboards

I am a fountain pen user.  It isn’t snobbery or a desire to show off.  I can’t write with a biro or roller ball.  My writing becomes squashed and flat and the loops of my bastardised copperplate resemble the squashed flies of a garibaldi biscuit.  466 more words