Recently I found the wonderful website of Eva Deverell which happens to be packed full of marvellous resources for writers (amongst other lovely things) and just happens to look amazing too. One of those resources is an ebook entitled “100 Days of Flash Fiction Prompts” and I downloaded it without hesitation (of course). I don’t think… Read More Eva Deverell’s 100 Flash Fiction Prompts – #1
I remember distinctly being involved in this very blog hop back in 2013 or so, when I had a previous incarnation of a blog. This time, I’m going to visit every one on the list! . This is a Blog Hop! 1. Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh 2. Heather M. Gardner 3. Following the Whispers.… Read More Blog Hop!
I’m doing Camp NaNoWriMo in the month of July with a bunch of other writers from one of my online writing groups and I can’t wait to get started! But I’ve seen a lot of criticism online of NaNoWriMo. Some of it is irritable, cynical criticism where folk complain about hearing about other people’s writing… Read More Camp NaNoWriMo. Why I’m doing it and you should too.
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I had a good long think today about what my problems are when it comes to doing my work. I think I have several issues, all of which are related to being a scatterbrain. I start too many projects all at the same time and get overwhelmed to the point of not doing anything useful… Read More 5 Signs You’re a Scatterbrain and What to Do About It.
This piece has also been published over on Medium in The Junction. It’s hard looking after a toddler. Anyone could tell you that. They’re so quick sometimes. And persistent too. At any given moment in time, there could be a toddler wandering into danger or mischief, unbeknownst to their parent or guardian. It’s ever so… Read More 2017 – a flash fiction piece
OK, let me first admit something. I am guilty of approaching things with a scatterbrain approach. I don’t mean this in a disorganised way as such. It’s more like an unfocused way. My brain seems to suffer from a syndrome that someone has probably already studied and named and of which I am unaware. You… Read More Writers – Remove Distractions and Focus on the Job at Hand
It’s about time I started to blog. These are the thoughts of my good conscience today. I have been doing a lot of reading, finding out, learning, listening, but not so much creating. I write a little fiction (more or less) regularly at the moment but I’m still to be found procrastinating at the office… Read More Beginnings of a Writer’s Journey
I’m making that commitment to write and nothing is going to stop me! I’ve spent some time in the last week doing useless things. I’ve read too much on Facebook. I’ve watched too much of the election fallout on the news. I’ve typed long-winded comments in threads debating the local political climate online only to… Read More It’s Time to Focus