Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Belated Writer

Here is a draft of a story.┬áIt kind of took hold of me; I’ve spent most of the day writing it when I should have been doing other things. It will need revising but I wanted to post it here. … Continue reading

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Blog’s the word

When people have a tune they can’t get rid of they sometimes call it an earworm. I’m sure I can’t be the only person who also gets wordworms. You know, words that keep going round in your head because they’re … Continue reading

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Health warning – blogging is addictive

Now I’ve started this blog – rapidly growing into more than a bloglet – I don’t want to stop. It’s so easy: you just write whatever comes into your head and hey presto! it’s out there in the blogsphere where … Continue reading

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Why does getting published matter?

People have always said to me, “Oh, but of course you don’t write in order to be published.” What they mean is that writing is something you do because it’s therapeutic and absorbing and creative – and then you put … Continue reading

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What I haven’t been writing

This week the belated writer has once again put off finishing the second draft of the long-awaited novel. Nevertheless it’s now becoming clear to me what I need to put in the revised chapters of Part 1 and what isn’t … Continue reading

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