I am finding that to many ideas are a bad thing. A very bad thing, since it often involves much more rewriting… Though my editor loves me for it. I am thinking perhaps to enlighten myself I should try booming ground at UBC… a creative writing course. It might help keep me writing or witting …
I find that when i type, I mix up words… then out comes the dictionary and thesaurus! I do not like spell check though. It misses way to many things. Or finds real words wrong… Do you like spell check?
I find that when iItype, I mix up words… then out comes the dictionary and thesaurus! I do not like spell check though. It tends to miss words… I love writing though, and my typing is getting faster (my editor is happy about that!) Though I wonder, what difference it makes when I write on …
Some people don’t like to comment on a writing blog, but here comments are allowed, and welcomed. What makes a writer fear commenting?  why do we get so worried about comments? It’s not like we are publishing our thoughts.. oh wait we are.
This is one of the many picture which I am using in one of my books. I found it has more of a story and I was able to break out of my writers block by doing so. What helps you to write? For me it is a picture or even a book, not on …
When it seems you are stuck, there is something that can help you out- a writing prompt.  These can be as simple as “write about a tree” to as complex as sitting down near a bus stop and write everything you see and observe there.  Sometimes, you can almost see that there is an idea …
Sometimes a critique is hard on a new writer.  Maybe it’s because I have a bit of an ego to have some one tell you that, well this writing is bad.  It’s one thing to have a person whom you understand is angry about you writing complain about your writing, it’s a different thing when …
Writers see differently
Buffy Andrews on Writing I should really place drafts in as many places as I can. At least that is what everyone says I should do. I have a draft in one medium- that of the pen and paper.  The only other place I have my drafts of my books saved was directly on the …
A work in progress is a beautiful thing, for a writer who is starting out on the journey of writing a book to be published. It allows you to see how far you’ve come as a writer.  It shows you how much more work you have to go with your writing. I had thought I …
Old fashioned Typewriter still goes well Writers are looked upon as some sort of great thinkers.  While we might like to think this is what it means to be a writer, it isn’t. Writers are looked upon as the people many want to be- or the ones who create the movies we want to see. …
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