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… there is Write-Club.
Yes, welcome to the glamorous world of my Friday night, when Peter M Ball and I sit in a selected lounge room, laptops at the ready, more blocks of choclit than one can shake a stick at, and we …
Well, we write. That’s it. We catch up in the first hour and eat dinner, trade gossip, market
#1: if you’ve got a headache, no amount of positive thinking will make it go away.
#2: staring at a screen will most likely make said headache worse.
#3: ideas that may occur to you when you’re caught between a drugged sleep and a blinding headache will either be (a) crap or (b) really good, but completely beyond recall.
#4: you are grateful
Always interesting to get another perspective on Write-Club – http://www.petermball.com/2009/12/11/awesome-things-about-2009-615-write-club/
Yesterday, I lost words.
On Friday at Write-Club, I’d finished a 6000 word first draft of a story. I left it alone on Saturday to percolate. On Sunday I felt I’d give it a read over, maybe do some editing if the spirit moved me thus … which, happily, it did.
Some people have asked “Do you really just sit around and write?” Well, yes, we do. And here it is documented below. Result of the evening: Pete = one novella finished; Angela = a 6000 word first draft, taking the collection up to
This evening, I head to Write-Club at Pete’s place http://www.petermball.com/ – the real place, not the virtual one.
I am charged with the bringing of the essential choclit items (aka brain food – the literary equivalent of Thing Rings, making writers more productive and more able to either defeat or perpetrate evil, as is one’s wont). Pete is cooking, which is