Tagged: Arts

Momentum 0

Momentum

We move through our lives at a constant pace.  We can accelerate or decelerate ourselves with a limited amount of success, but the speed we do things at, at our base rate at least,...

Boerdom 0

Boerdom

Boredom is this wonderful thing for writers – it’s where I get most of my inspiration from. it’s like, recently, we were sitting in class waiting for our tutor and someone started talking about...

So, the new world order 3

So, the new world order

I discovered a couple of things this weekend – the first being I don’t like being out of control – meds haven’t changed how pressured I feel when things start dropping out-of-order. The second...

30 posts later – where I am, where I’m going etc 0

30 posts later – where I am, where I’m going etc

I noticed this morning that I hit the magical 30 post mark, from the 30 posts in 30 days (in my case, really it was 30 posts in 45 days!) and wanted to do...

Shameless self promotion – books, sites and how to encourage me ;) 1

Shameless self promotion – books, sites and how to encourage me ;)

One of the off list conversations I had with the people who were asking me about my stuff, and encouraging me not to be shy is to ask to have you guys urge me....

Making it easier on myself 3

Making it easier on myself

I’m infamous for biting off more than I can chew – it might be the Scottish in me, it might be the fiery red hair – even though in that picture of me I...

Toys and tools for writers – part 2 – the novelist 0

Toys and tools for writers – part 2 – the novelist

Ok – so, one way or another, you’ve got the tools I recommended – whether you went with all free, or a mix of free and paid, or you’re ready to experiment with each....

Pen Names aren’t cowardice 6

Pen Names aren’t cowardice

Though the writing community has moved on somewhat on the subject of pen names, it’s hard not to feel that the community itself has elements that are a bit behind the times. What is...

Toys and tools for writers – pt 1 4

Toys and tools for writers – pt 1

One of the things I’ve noticed is that writers are really into their tools. I’m constantly looking for something to streamline how I write, when I write, where I write and how easy all...

Of literary merit 2

Of literary merit

What makes a story good – or great? It’s a question that gets bandied about a lot in class – I’ve been studying creative writing for the past four years and it’s been one...