Category Archives: On Writing: General
Madeleine D’Este asked me some questions over at Write Through the Roof, and I tried to provide answers that did not suck.
For whatever reason, I’ve been writing poetry lately.
I’m finding it a good way to work stuff out of my head and also to limber up the writing muscles before I hit the prose.
Crap at finding
Specifically, on the reading you need to do when you’re a writer.
Reading out loud.
In front of an audience.
This is terrifying enough on its own, but you can manage it. Here are a few hints that I find useful:
Practise your reading before you
So today is the Official Vigil in stores day! As you can see by the celebrating Hachetteers to the left.
I went in to visit with the lovely Pulpsters and what should arrive as I
Despatches from KSP – Day 14: How to Commit Critique
Well, this will be my last Despatch from KSP! Tomorrow I head home to Brisneyland and my normal life. I’m looking forward to
Despatches from KSP – Day 11: Top Five Tips for Public Readings
Last night I had the pleasure of attending the KSP Literary Dinner and talking to people who are passionate about writing
I’ve written before about rejections and how to handle the dent they make in your self-esteem, and I think it’s advice that bears revisiting from time to time. One thing any writer
Coz it’s still Tuesday in the UK!
Over at the JFB blog I give my Top Ten Tip for Curing Writer’s Block.
Because I am full of opinions and bright (and sometimes not so bright) ideas.