Well, I know you’ll be disappointed, but I’m not going to be fronting up to the starting block for a few more weeks yet. About 12 of them. I shouldn’t plan things for January. Or July. Something always happens in those months. I always end up spending time away from my work space, unable to … Continue reading Too Much Stuff to Get Out of There
Running away, finding the way out, keeping the back to the wall with an eye on every point of egress. The loopholes of sanity for those struck with paranoia, fear, or .... That's not me (don't look at me like that!). It might be a character though, so I study these things. It's fun, terrifying, … Continue reading A Daily Post with Thoughts of Escape
Yes, it's a post for skills and understanding in the art and craft of writing (because I got told off for not putting one up for a while). So, with no further ado: The Show versus Tell Debate. In my first few books, I could spout off all the words about this stuff, and I … Continue reading How To Tell Well …
Well, I've just started on my one and only coffee for the day, and ... realised just how difficult things can be before that moment. Coffee doesn't save me, it doesn't perk me, it doesn't actually do anything, but the day will not kick into gear without it. I'm not a junky. It's only one. … Continue reading Who are you?
You have to speak. No one can hear you if you don't or won't say the words, do the thing, make your presence felt. I follow a lot of blogs because I find what they have to say is interesting. And, being a compulsive creature of a clean nature (that's bs, by the way), I … Continue reading If You Want to be Heard
We're finally there. Here, I mean. In a moment when I count up all the events, achievements, failure, surprises, shocks, and - yes, wait for it - promises. I can't just do the one year, so here's two. I'm not going to tell you about some of the things, because ... well, because I'm just … Continue reading Made it! 2018 Aims & Claims