Writing, Blogging, and Writing Groups

I’m blogging later and later these days. It is partly to do with starting a new job, but also to do with being busy outside of work too. Tonight I was at my writing group. I have been a member of my writing group for three years. They are a tough bunch of critics, butContinue reading “Writing, Blogging, and Writing Groups”

Fandango and Word of the Day prompt – Pirate in training

https://wordofthedaychallenge.wordpress.com/ discipline field ‘I am a witch, but only in training. I do not know why we remember now, only that if our father was alive he would explain everything.’ ‘But he is not alive, and I am captain of this ship,’ he says, with a little flick of his long red hair. For aContinue reading “Fandango and Word of the Day prompt – Pirate in training”

Author Advice – Should you stick to one writing project at a time?

I don’t intentionally start with two many projects on the go, but it always seems I never really finish most of them. I’m sure many other writers are the same. We’ve edited our manuscript for the millionth time (or so it seems). What to do next? You have another idea, but are not sure ifContinue reading “Author Advice – Should you stick to one writing project at a time?”

Author Advice – Do you start a novel with the weather?

Do you start writing your novel with the weather or is it Pathetic Fallacy? In my mind, l it is a bit of both. Most writers today will avoid starting their novel with the weather. However, in historical texts, Pathetic Fallacy – where the weather reflects the mood, has been tackled expertly before. Macbeth startsContinue reading “Author Advice – Do you start a novel with the weather?”