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What does a Writer really Think? #amwriting #inspiration

The sun was setting on a late June day in the North of England. I had gone upstairs to get ready for bed, and as I was closing my bedroom curtains, I paused and stared thoughtfully ahead. 404 more words

Random Musings

On pub conversations

Last weekend The Man and I went down to our favourite pub to watch our local team (win) in the semi finals. We ended up sharing a table, the stadium was sold out, the pub was packed – the entire city was watching the footy! 206 more words

Being A Writer

Am I a writer?

I’ve been watching Lena Dunham’s GIRLS a lot lately and have now arrived at the 4th season. Hannah is in writing school in Iowa but she doesn’t really write a lot. 482 more words


Adventures in writing...westerns at 84

Okay, so this month, I’m off to the UK for a well-deserved holiday. Well, that’s how I see it. I’m worried about the heat. It is 40 degrees here in Spain (that’s about 110 degrees Fahrenheit), but I see on the news temperatures are hitting 35 over in Blighty! 523 more words

Fractured Identities

I was around lots of writerly types this weekend so there was lots of thinking and discussing going on.  And one of the ideas that came up as sort of tangential to one of those conversations was this thought that nowadays it’s possible for people to have multiple identities because of online versus real world interactions. 560 more words


I'm gonna be the one who's havering

“We put a lot of bunk around the notion of being a writer.  We make a big deal out of putting words on paper instead of simply releasing them to the air.  203 more words

Trunking a Novel

I ran across this amazing article a few days ago and thought I’d share it. I know several of you are aspiring or small-time writers like myself and this brought up some really good points about keeping your stories out of publishing, e-pubs, self-pubs, and the like. 16 more words