All I can think about at the moment is fictional worlds, which is also making it difficult to focus on blog posts. So compromise, let's have a writing update! At the end of last year I finished one story and have begun an editing process with it. If I thought getting the initial plot down [...]
I've had a rush of writing inspiration the last few days, hence updating my writing progress a tad late. As I went to stop writing one piece on Sunday to work on my blog, I second guessed myself and continued writing what I was really excited about. Writing that paragraph has made me realise how [...]
Being a writer is often romanticised to mean constant cups of coffee, a gentle and inspiring soul, surrounded by books, a freelance schedule, a casual style. But one thing it is not romanticised to be is writing. Hours hunched over words. The work is hard and long and rarely thought of when holding it's final product. [...]
Today I've been drawing for a video. If I didn't before, I certainly have a huge appreciation for animators now. I hope the video works out to be something I'm happy to share. The video will be one of my fiction/poetry videos, all being well, so mostly I have just been writing along those lines [...]
For a while I have been trying to instigate a pattern, where I do all my personal (off-blog) writing at some point on a Sunday. I'm able to be more relaxed about writing this way and spend a day just enjoying it. Of course I enjoy blogging too, but it's the pressure that has been [...]
Today the rain has been pouring. Once in a while, it's a beautiful thing. We've reached the best time of the year (now until the end) and I'm feeling very content. The cold weather has also returned: I'll bet with a vengeance after the lovely summer we had. But that makes me happy. Sweater weather. [...]
Creating and planning long-term writing projects.
Looking back on my blogging journey so far.