I can’t remember the last time I sat down, laptop at the ready, with the intent to write posts all day. I’ve written assignments, notes and reminders. I’ve compiled emails, tweets, and texts. But I haven’t blogged, or edited my book for what feels like forever. And here’s why... I started taking writing seriously age … Continue reading The art of living without writing creatively…
I started this blog when I was yet to finish the first draft of my book. The first draft that had been waiting, forgotten and imperfect, in my documents for years. Now, as I tackle the ever daunting draft 3, I have some things I'd like to share. After all, as the title so aptly … Continue reading I’ve changed as a writer.
Aspirations and Advice. I aspire to write something. You're writing this though. I mean to publish... A book, poem or show? I want to write a story. You've wrote many before. They weren't very good. Maybe not when you were four. I aspire to be a writer. Then write and be free. … Continue reading Fiction Friday -Aspirations and Advice
Once upon a time, I slept without waking up...for a night. But my mind was awake because of my dreams. Once upon a time, I stayed awake without falling asleep...for a day. But my mind was tired because of my dreams. Dreams lead from peaceful nights to long days. Dreams lead from hopeful days to … Continue reading Fiction Friday -When dreams come alive
I can't believe that Nanowrimo starts today! Having taken part for a few years, I can definitely conclude that this year is going to be the most important one for me yet. If you want to know why then keep reading... So, what is my project for Nanowrimo 2016? My project is going to be … Continue reading Nanowrimo (National novel writing month)
Since I'm just about to start my second year of university, I thought it would be relevant to share one of my creative writing assignments. It's definitely unlike anything I've ever wrote, or will probably write again. Nevertheless, it got me the high grade I'd wanted and made me realise that where writing is concerned, … Continue reading Fiction Friday
I'm very excited to announce that I've finally finished the first draft of my novel! After years of writing, and then doubting my abilities, I can't believe that it's finally done. Now let the editing begin... Word count (Draft 1) - 69,424 I am expecting this word count to increase in draft 2 for a … Continue reading Writing update: Finishing the 1st draft