Category: Writing

Degree confirmation 1

Degree confirmation

As many of you know, I’ve spent the last four years doing a degree in Creative writing, with a side of psychology.  It’s been a long road, especially after I fell and banged my...

The new schedule 1

The new schedule

So, yeah, I’m still on writing burnout, at least for fiction.  I’m a bit concerned about that actually –  there’s no ideas, no flashes of ‘oooh, I wanna write *that*’… nothing. But, there is...

Making time for… 1

Making time for…

Ok, so, officially, and as I’ll post later, I do, definitely have a form of burnout. Yes doctor, I’m well aware that I shouldn’t be straining creative muscles, but we’ve still got to eat,...

Faster than light mind 0

Faster than light mind

One of the problems I’ve had lately is I think too fast – and I can’t slow my brain down for trying.  And over the last few days – since I started cutting most...

My single strand 3

My single strand

Chris Brogan spoke about this yesterday, quite serendipitously, but I’ve been thinking about it – a lot – myself lately.  What’s the core of my being.  When I remove everything from around me that isn’t dependent on...

Weekly author spotlight 0

Weekly author spotlight

(I’m part of a facebook group called ‘Indie Authors Unite‘ and we do a weekly facebook blog hop/swap – I’m a bit late this week, this was actually supposed to be last week, but...

Kai’s ‘day in the life’ 1

Kai’s ‘day in the life’

I’ve thought about this a lot in the last three or four weeks – and every time I go to write it, I realise it’s difficult to pin down my ‘average’ day.  But Chris...

things you probably don’t know about me – 25 at a time 7

things you probably don’t know about me – 25 at a time

One of the things I’ve realised is that many people don’t actually *know* me, some of that’s deliberate, but that if I don’t start really connecting with people, all of the advice I give...

Going to war redux 0

Going to war redux

Well done to those that got the ‘Dr Who’ reference 😉 The last week has seen some chances in how I view the community – I’m beginning to see that one of the major...

When a good (wo)man goes to war 12

When a good (wo)man goes to war

I’ve been pussyfooting around one of the major reasons that this merge is happening – happened now actually. About six months ago, I started getting involved in a very specific area of the writing...