How do you decide your character names? I was sitting on the back of the motorbike, and as usual thinking about the stories I’m writing and mulling over some character names I needed for my fantasy story. That started me thinking about where we find these names? With a name, comes great responsibility! Someone said… Continue reading Naming your characters
((Okay, this is brackets taking over the blog this week. Miss, 'I’m so busy, I haven’t got time to blog' is otherwise engaged. Insert me; rolling my eyes. If she ever gets to be a famous author she is gonna be tricky to deal with. So, she asked me to add these as her excuses… Continue reading Excuses, excuses, excuses
Maybe some of you are thinking why am I doing a blog on letter writing ((I’m intrigued… actually I’m not, it’s just not many people interact with your blog so I thought I better pretend – thanks to those that do – you keep me alive)) A few things have happened lately that have made… Continue reading Letter Writing, Pen Pals & Friendship
I was going to talk about Collaborations this week as it’s something I’m working on with my Writing Group. As we haven’t quite finished it yet, I thought it was prudent to wait until we have completed this project – so i can talk about the whole process. So, this weeks blog… I’ve had a… Continue reading TBR pile
Something really annoyed me this week ((I can feel a rant coming on…)) it was mentioned by someone ((I wouldn’t like to be that someone)) that my writing is just a hobby. What defines a hobby? Something that interests you, but you don’t make an income from? Does that mean that everything else takes priority… Continue reading Just a hobby?
Hi everyone, hope you’ve all had a good few weeks. I can confirm that it’s been a challenging few weeks for me. A busy job ((get the violins out people)) means the old brain matter has had enough by the time I’ve escaped for home. Switching off has always been difficult for me, which is… Continue reading A snippet from my travel journal…
Hi all, hope you’ve had a good few weeks. So, as many of you will know I returned to work last week after a wonderful eight months off writing and then enjoying a bucket list holiday to New Zealand. ((Still laughing at you going back to work)) But, the inevitable happened; I didn’t win the… Continue reading Time thieves & Anxiety… Planning can help!