Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 10: Question 9

As mentioned on a previous blog post, I missed a week of this challenge. Today I originally intended to answer two questions to make up for it, but my answer to Question 9 ended up being so long, I've decided to answer two questions next week instead (sorry!). Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 10: Question 9

Of Gingernut Biscuits and Pirate Doubloons

First of all, I must apologise for the fact that I am now behind by a week in my 30 Week Writing Challenge. This is because Question 9 is a hefty one and I can't just bash the answer out in five minutes. I need to actually sit down and make the time to answer it … Continue reading Of Gingernut Biscuits and Pirate Doubloons

Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 8: Question 8

Bit of a short one this week, I'm afraid. I'd answer a second question to make up for it but I've been so busy with my day job over the last two days that I just haven't had the time, and before that I was caught up in a writing frenzy! Part of the 30 … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 8: Question 8

Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 7: Questions 7

Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 7. Do you listen to music while you write? What kind? Are there any songs you like to relate/apply to your characters? No. I generally cannot concentrate on my writing -- or anything that requires dedicated brain power -- with music playing … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 7: Questions 7

Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 6: Question 6

Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 6. Where are you most comfortable writing? At what time of day? Computer or pen and paper? Many of my favourite writers advise that if you want to be a productive writer, it is best not to have a preferred place to … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 6: Question 6

Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 5: Question 5

Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 4. By age, who is your youngest character? Oldest? How about youngest and oldest in terms of when you created them? In terms of actual age, Melora is the youngest. She is just 15 years old at the start of the Part … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 5: Question 5

Three More Characters For You To Meet

The magnificent Brettarts has done it again and drawn three more of my characters for you to meet and greet. They are Eleanor "Nell" Shoar, Old Dickie and Elizabeth "Liz" Moore. Unlike all the other characters you've met so far --all of whom are introduced in Part One of The Mayor -- these three aren't … Continue reading Three More Characters For You To Meet