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The Last (Soundbite) Supper

Guest post by Randi Ocena

First of all, do you like how I worked that pre-Easter reference in the title there?  Second of all, did you know that several well-known scholars believe… 683 more words

Writing Advice

Who writes in the middle of the night?

Does anyone besides me get out of bed to write something down?  This has been a fairly common occurrence for me over the last five years or so. 301 more words

Creating a writing room of my own part 1: adventures in furniture assembly

I’m taking a couple of week’s break from the day job and, as well as writing, fixing up my spare bedroom as a writing room is top of my to-do list. 383 more words

The Sunday Circle: 19 March 2017

I’ve joined Peter M. Ball’s Sunday Circle to help keep my writing on track. Follow along here or join in the fun over at Peter’s blog, … 382 more words

Why NaNoWriMo?

This year, I have arranged my calendar around writing my novel first drafts during NaNoWriMo events and saving the months in between for revision, planning, or focusing on short stories or poetry. 404 more words


By all means, paint yourself into that corner

‘Don’t paint yourself into a corner’ doesn’t make for great writing advice.

In my (admittedly limited) experience, painting oneself into a corner and then struggling to get out of it is often what keeps the piece from sliding into complacency. 483 more words



I appreciate it’s not a new topic in relation to writing, but I’ve recently started a meditation series on Acceptance (via the Headspace app), which, rather than pushing you towards accepting a situation, reflects on how you are resisting certain changes, relationships etc. 520 more words

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