‘Tis The Season to be Stressed Out, Fa La La La La, La La La, HALP

OK guys. Confession time. I'm not going to make my end of year deadline to complete a first draft of The Mayor. Here's the situation: In a previous post (see here), I explained how I still had 8 more chapters left to write, and was aiming to finish a chapter a week. Well, this plan … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season to be Stressed Out, Fa La La La La, La La La, HALP

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It’s official: I have The Fear

I have just over 2 months left to finish my first draft of The Mayor. Crap. In an attempt to be positive about this, I've worked out the following: According to my current plan, I only have 8 more chapters left to write. Two of these 'chapters' are actually 1-2 page 'interludes'. I'm about halfway … Continue reading It’s official: I have The Fear

Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 11: Questions 10 and 11

Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 10. What are some really weird situations your characters have been in? Everything from serious canon scenes to meme questions counts! Well, one of my characters is in a retroactive, cross-dimensional relationship with a faerie prince from one of K.F. Goodacre's stories... Does … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 11: Questions 10 and 11

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

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