I’ve read enough writing craft books, articles and posts to know that many suggest your writing should be done consistently in a place that allows the author to focus and provides few if any distractions. That being said, I’ve seen plenty of people hammering away at their laptop (mostly before Covid-19) in a coffee shop.Continue reading “Where Do You Write?”
Celebrate World Book Day!
World Book (and Copyright) Day is a celebration sponsored by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and observed around the globe on April 23 annually. Well, the UK and Ireland started early, having observed World Book Day on March 4th of this year. Whenever you choose to commemorate it, the focus isContinue reading “World Book (and Copyright) Day – April 23”
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Photo: Damian Zaleski I was a stringer for the national newspapers once. My job was to pick up any assignments that the full-time team couldn’t handle, which amounted anywhere from one story every fortnight to two articles a week. That meant that my income was unstable at best,…
It may come as no surprise to you that my fantasy story, a work in progress, has a big climactic fight scene. The tale needs it to resolve the conflict satisfactorily. Of course, I’d never written a fight scene before. When I got to that chapter in my first draft, I balked like a horseContinue reading “Micro-writing By Accident”