Carrot and stick

Carrot: I’m a writer. Be nice to me AND I might put you in my next book!
Stick: I’m a writer. Be nice to me OR I might put you in my next book!

NaNoWriMo: Bleed

Bleed

Hemingway said: There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down with a typewriter and bleed.

Tried that.

NaNoWriMo: Research

Research

Research is important for any writer … but you’ve got to strike a balance between research and writing. (Still, I do recommend “The Book Job”, episode 6 of the 23rd series of The Simpsons!) © TheSupercargo

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Persperistance II

ovember is the cruelest month. Yes I know that TS Eliot thought it was April, but for me it’s November. As the days get shorter and darker and duller, so I begin to feel all my pleasure, all my delight, all my creativity, all of it, spiralling away like water down a plughole. It’s like … More…