A little seed inside my brain began sprouting, the little shoot forcing it’s way out to drink in the sunlight ready to grow.
There is one type of blogger and writer that I admire. Okay so there’s actually quite a few, so I’ll start again. One of the types of bloggers and writers that I admire is the humorous/witty one. You know the ones that make your eyes run down your face and the sides of your mouth strain?
Last week Megan over at Writing Out Loud blogged about finding your passion. I always love Megan’s insightful thoughts and this certainly got me thinking…
Do you find your passion or does it find you?
I wrote the other week about the importance of characters and my thoughts on how crucial they are to the story, and 75,000 words into my current work I am really happy with my characters. They are well rounded and have found their voice. They are emotionally responsive, flawed and relateable; everything I wanted them to be. And I think I have succeed in them them taking me on their journey,showing me what they would do next rather than me telling them. So on the character front I think I am doing okay, maybe even well but one thing that is challenging me and creating negative dialogue in my head is the story line and subplot.
When I’m writing late at night, the house is quiet but for a few snores from the husband and the dog, sometimes I just don’t know where the time goes. One minute it is 10pm and the next it’s past midnight.
Do you ever have those days where everything just pisses you off? Even things that you would normally enjoy or laugh at seem to irritate you. Everything that can go wrong, will go wrong and the day will turn into one big ugly smelly pea soup!
Yep, I’m having one of those days.
I’m not a winter person, never have been. The coldness of winter makes me want to hibernate like the North American Grizzly Bear.
Wouldn’t it be nice?…
I need to let you in on a little secret. I have an obsession with quotes. Those words of wisdom that if they weren’t so right, they’d indeed be corny, of which some are very much so. You see sometimes when I can’t find the right words, I look for quotes. Recently our eldest daughter … Read more
It seems ironic that I am writing a blog to answer the question at hand, but that is the way of the world. Or is it? Have we become so overpowered by the internet that we truly believe we cannot live without it? Are we all simply succumbing to the ‘if you can’t beat them … Read more