Canoeing, Gaia, the 17th Century and the Future

What do canoeing, Gaia, the 17th century and the future have in common? They are all featured in my current writing projects. It’s been a while since I mentioned my actual writing and today I feel the need to clarify where I’m at and where I’m heading with these four projects. The clarification if for … Read moreCanoeing, Gaia, the 17th Century and the Future

Writing Update: Doubts, Problem Threads and the Mystery Project

Originally posted on another site on 24 April 2010. Whenever I make a public declaration about my writing, it all falls in a heap a few days/weeks later, so I’m reluctant to talk about it any more. And I’m sick and tired of reporting that “I don’t have time” or “I’m too tired” or “blah … Read moreWriting Update: Doubts, Problem Threads and the Mystery Project

Using the Voice Journal Writing Technique

Originally posted on another site on 5 April 2010. Further to my post the other day entitled Character Development, Using the Voice Journal Writing Technique I am pleased to say that I find this technique excellent. This simple technique allowed me to get into the character’s head so completely, that I now have a thorough … Read moreUsing the Voice Journal Writing Technique

My Writing: Turning the Focus Around

Originally posted on another site on 19 March 2010. Firstly, you might remember that a while ago I talked about trying out “writing on the train in the afternoon” – I thought I’d give a quick update on how that is going. So far, it’s working out really well. I’m doing about an hour and … Read moreMy Writing: Turning the Focus Around

Whispering Caves: One-Sentence Summary Revised

Originally posted on another site on 6 March 2010. As noted in Whispering Caves: Planning a Novel I had a one-sentence summary that I wasn’t 100% happy with. This morning I’ve been physically working on the plan and have a revised sentence. Transported to a forgotten world, a neglected, modern-day teenager must cope with being … Read moreWhispering Caves: One-Sentence Summary Revised

Whispering Caves: Planning a Novel

Originally posted on another site on 4 March 2010. I haven’t been writing or planning, as such, but I have been spending a lot of time thinking about this story, which is almost like writing. 🙂 Anyway, before I get stuck into the physical planning, I thought I’d make sense of my thoughts and see … Read moreWhispering Caves: Planning a Novel

Attempting to Take My Life Back with a Goal

Originally posted on another site on 3 March 2010. Over recent days I’ve been reading a reference book called Writing Fiction for Dummies. When I purchased the book, I was mainly looking for inspiration even though I know I’m a bit passed the “dummy” stage. It seems my impulse has proven to be correct and … Read moreAttempting to Take My Life Back with a Goal