PLOTTING OR PROSCRASTINATING? – I TRY STORYBOARDING

I’ve been trying to crack a plot problem and it’s been driving me round the bend. I can’t even decide if I want to simplify the story or make it more complex. I’ve been going round and round in circles (correction – in a vortex of doom)...

MORE PROCRASTINATORY MUSINGS

Well it’s 2pm and I haven’t written a single word. I haven’t even opened my manuscript. So, what have I been doing?  Messing about on Facebook and Twitter  Talking on the phone to an old friend Ordering new printer ink Making cups of tea Playing solitaire Trying a new...

THAT OLD PROCRASTINATION THING…

I’ve written before on my business blog about procrastination and how to cure it but it seems to be an example of the cobbler’ s children and their shoes. This week all my good intentions to really get stuck into my re-write of Kurinji Flowers, following...

LIVING IN LIMBO

I hate this time. I haven’t moved off the current book yet as I know I’ll have more work to do once I get comments back and so I can’t start work on the next one (and anyway I haven’t a clue yet what it will be about). As a result I feel a bit...

HAVE I FINISHED YET?

These are kurinji flowers – or to give them their full name – neelakurinji. I thought I’d finished this book almost 4 weeks ago. Delusions. I have been working since, always thinking I’m nearly there and then realising I’m so not. Tonight...

IT’S A WRAP, BABY!

Well not quite! But the first draft of Kurinji Flowers is now complete. I can’t quite believe it – I’ve written like a mad thing over the past four days. I know there’s a lot more to do – things to flesh out further, stuff to change,...

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