Creative Writing: Love It Or Hate It!

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Well, look, listen this is worth some consideration.  Have you ever had one of those moments, when you are trying to write something, a novel, a short story or a piece of poetry and nothing is coming, you can’t find the words? Or you start something and then decide you don’t like it, do a re-write and still don’t like it? Or you get to the end of a novel and decide you hate it? You want to write something entirely different?

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Thoughts on Creativity – A Ramble!

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Where does creativity reside? In your soul? In your head? In your cells? In the atmosphere?

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Do You Believe Your Own Story?

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Okay, so you are working on your novel and you have got to about the third chapter.  So far so good. As you may know there are all sorts of ways to approach longer fiction.   Continue reading “Do You Believe Your Own Story?”

Blank Page?

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So you are all geared up for some great writing, you have even been jotting things down in your many note books. However, when the time comes to actually write it down the muse fails you and a blank page leaves you feeling terrified. Sound familiar? Continue reading “Blank Page?”

Creative Writing – What Have You Done?

rabbitAh, spring is finally here!  Gone are the long dark nights of the autumn and winter and hello strolling around with less layers on, admiring the ambiance of your surroundings.  Well that is how spring in London makes me feel.  Forget about the potential Continue reading “Creative Writing – What Have You Done?”

My Typical Day!

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Well… I get up at the crack of dawn, lets say about 5.30 am, beaver away until coffee time, typing, typing, typing.  Then after coffee, I work flat out say until lunchtime working on whatever draft I am doing whether it be a short story or a novel.  Then I break for an hours lunch.  After lunch I scramble Continue reading “My Typical Day!”