Mirrors, Cat’s and Caves

It’s strange when I think back and acknowledge my decision to walk away from writing at the end of last year. It feels like I was a different person then…and I probably was, for many reasons (none of which I’ll go into now). The transformation between then and now is incredible. More importantly, I’m excited … Read moreMirrors, Cat’s and Caves

My Writing Decision

After much thought I’ve made my decision as to which manuscript will get my attention first. If you look at the list, you might think it would be fitting to finish the Cat’s Series as two books are already completed, leaving only the third book to be written. This would seem like the natural course … Read moreMy Writing Decision

My Writing Future

Yesterday, I listed fourteen novel length manuscripts that I have at various stages. Fourteen! When added together, that is some word count! Not to mention all the edits and rewrites. I guess I can safely say the ideas are there. Some of the manuscripts were started many, many years ago and have not progressed in … Read moreMy Writing Future

My Writing Past

Previously, I’ve mainly written fantasy. I have manuscripts suitable for all ages. However, I specifically concentrated on children’s books – 8 to 12 years of age – over recent years. The only time I ventured into other genres were for short stories, although one of my first novel length manuscripts is romance (but even that … Read moreMy Writing Past

Sorting the Weeds and the Flowers

Following two hours of sorting through my Writing folder, I think I’m close to knowing which of my stories can can be called “weeds” and which are beautiful “flowers”. Unfortunately, the number of flowers in my vase are few. 😀 At the moment, I’m taking a short break, sipping a cup of tea and … … Read moreSorting the Weeds and the Flowers

Year of the Writer Comes to an End

At the end of last year, I said 2006 was going to be the Year of the Writer. Besides wanting to see publication for many of my internet writing friends, and for myself, I made a list of goals. I’ve just been reading the list and … I can’t believe it, even though I didn’t … Read moreYear of the Writer Comes to an End

A Writer’s Soul

Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works. ~Virginia Woolf Whilst looking for inspiration from those who have gone before us, I came across the above quote by Virginia Woolf. It reminded me of a discussion on my message board about … Read moreA Writer’s Soul