You may have noticed in the right hand column that I’m currently reading Passage by Connie Willis. It’s a thick book, over 700 pages, and it’s hard to put into words my thoughts on how this book started. The first 300 pages was a series of events that repeated themselves over and over again. Now, … Read moreThe Value of Reading
Chapter 2 was also an easy chapter to edit. This is good because it means I’ve got something done and that will inspire me on. This second chapter is basically setting up my fantasy world and introducing the characters. There is one section that I need to redo, but I have to look up my … Read moreRewrite: Chapter 2
I just found out that the verification code is working. I had the settings for comments sending me notification when a comment comes in, but I hadly ever check that particular email address and have been coming directly here to check the comments in moderation. Today, I thought I should check that email address and … Read moreA Discovery!
I’ve started! Finally! Chapter 1 was quite easy to edit and didn’t need to be rewritten. Only some of the information had to be adjusted, and that was mainly to do with my main character’s change of personality. I always worry about the opening line because I think it needs to grab the reader straight … Read moreRewrite: Chapter 1
Today, I went into Sydney and listened to Garth Nix talk about his books and more importantly his writing. He said nothing that I didn’t already know, but it was good to listen to someone who has been through what I’m going through now. He wrote for 15 years before he got published, and as … Read moreA talk by Garth Nix
The British Judo Association has a section on “the value of Judo”. I include this here because it shows how a person’s body changes/improves from practicing this art. Now I just need to find out what the difference would be in doing this for sport and self defense.
This is the Official Judo Information Site at JudoInfo.com and since I’m research Judo, I thought I should add the links here so that I can find them again later when I need them. This page includes some of the techniques, the rankings for juniors and seniors and some interesting history. My character must sound … Read moreOfficial Judo Information
No, I’m not shifting my webspace again. I’ll be at this location for, at least, the rest of this year but I’ve got this web address for three years so…I’m going no where. I’ve been complaining about the internet and how much of a distraction it can be. Well, yesterday afternoon I moved all my … Read moreMoving to another location