I’ve been participating in National Novel Writing Month. There’s a theory that everyone has a novel in them, so I’m trying to get mine out, so I can get on with life. This does mean that I’m not posting here much this month, particularly as I’ve been traveling like crazy for a while and still […]
It’s very tempting to bury ideas in a lot of extra talk (or writing). If an idea is good, it’s not usually necessary to support it with lots of explanation of why it’s so great. The temptation for writers (particularly those paid by the word – or the 600 page novel) is to take a […]
Some sage advice (as almost always) from Seth Godin – which can be summed up as “write, and continue to do so, until you write better”. I’ve always dreamed of being a writer, and on occasion I’ve even done so successfully (I count being paid to write as being more of a successful writer than […]
My colleague Fer has recently started blogging here. He’s an excellent writer and the blog looks great so fer er far.