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Writing Styles Every Writer Must Try

And it’s 2 months down already. Can you believe it? Anyway!

It’s been a while I wrote about ‘what are writing styles‘ and I won’t shy away from confessing that I’d totally forgotten about the follow-up post I’d promised to do. 546 more words


The writing begins again

I’ve been a little down and out (after the election) and just out (of this blog, because I haven’t been reading as much), but I’ve started writing again.   193 more words


Tracking Creative Progress and Becoming a Writer

2017… the year I’m trying to get serious about being a poet. And about allowing myself more creative time in general.

I’ve been using the awesome (and incredibly simple) app Timesheet to track how much time I’m giving to writing and how much time is going to a given project. 463 more words

The Act Of Writing

3 Virtues of a Successful Writer

I’ve seen a number of articles discussing what not to do when it comes to writing, but when it comes to habits to emulate the advice seems to dry up.  650 more words


It was a Dark and Stormy Sunday Afternoon

by Christina Lay

I’ve written about how I tend to be a fast writer, a “panster” who plunges ahead at a furious pace and sorts it all out in an excruciating second draft. 805 more words


The strange case of the story that (almost) wrote itself

Towards the end of 2016 I started writing a horror short story. I got to about 2,500 words and while I liked some of what I got down on paper, the story wasn’t going anywhere. 440 more words

Fresh Perspectives

One of the first things I chose to do the day after The Balance of Light was released was to set one of my guitars to an alternate tuning. 750 more words