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Self editing: A handy guide.

Self editing: A handy guide.

Photo by Dollar Gill on Unsplash Four books in, the process for writing my novels has become a well-honed thing. I write a first draft pretty quickly, a thousand to two thousand words a day. No looking back, no editing as I go, just word vomit. I then read through it...

Claiming Creativity

I saw something on Twitter the other day – one of those lovely little affirmation-type posts that work quite well on that particular platform, as opposed to on Facebook where they seem to make my piss boil for no particular reason. Maybe it’s something to do with the...

Pants on in the word mine

I’m back in the word mine once more, hacking away at the big bit of marble in front of me, trying to find the beauty within it. Except, this is a first draft, so it’s more like attacking a solid lump of tinned spaghetti with a broken chisel, flailing about randomly,...

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