The Writing Journal #5

To say it’s been a wet and windy weekend in my neck of the woods would be somewhat of an understatement! As a Welshman, I’ve seen my fair share of drizzle over the years but Storm Callum has been on another level, quite literally if you look at the rivers around me. I can count … Continue reading The Writing Journal #5

The Writing Journal #4

Turns out there’s a lot to cover in this week’s entry, so I’m going to write a worryingly short First Act and cut right to the chase instead…   Target Number 1 – Add 3,000 words to my novel manuscript. Status: ACHIEVED 😊 And then some! In aiming to add 3,000 words to my novel … Continue reading The Writing Journal #4

The Writing Journal #2

On last week’s blog, I wrote about deadlines and the focus they can bring to your writing through something I like to call “good pressure” (even if it doesn’t always feel “good” at the time!). To that end, I started The Writing Journal to see if I could recreate that “good pressure” with self-imposed deadlines … Continue reading The Writing Journal #2

Writer’s Journal #1

It’s ten years since I started my first year of university. It’s a terrifying thought that makes me weep gently inside as to where that time has gone. Of the many thoughts and memories that this fact has generated over the past few days, there is one that stuck with me and seems particularly pertinent … Continue reading Writer’s Journal #1