Step by step

Rubbish! It all reads like drivel. Perhaps I need to start over or take a new perspective. It is certainly hard work, trying to write every day. There are some days when the plot escapes me. These are most days. I am still alive and trying that has to count for something. Step 1: stop […]

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1025, 10 = 2 * 5, 10/2 = 5 I have always enjoyed playing with words and numbers. Today, I accomplished a small goal of writing 500 words on my novel, so my total for the #NaNoWriMo challenge is 1025 words in the first two days of November. It is a young adult novel about […]

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Thank you

I was going to title this blog with three words: “I am sorry.” Three small words with heavy connotations. It is so easy to fall into the trap of routinely saying “I am sorry”, when there are better options. Yet sometimes saying “I am sorry” can soften the disappointment that some people feel when you […]

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Never Good Enough

So every night, for the past week or so, I have had vivid nightmares. The medics suggested it might be the high levels of medicine that I am taking, but it is not pleasant nor conducive to sleeping soundly and at the correct times of the night. The other night, I woke from a nightmare […]

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It floats towards the mind like a silken thread spun by a spider. Try to catch the thread of the story, the idea, the poem before it breaks into nothing. Be gentle as you weave it into the pattern that suits this moment, this image, this truth, this tale. Gradually the beauty takes form. Images […]

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