Category Archives: Writing

The Writer’s Curse

I am currently in the process of looking for a new contracted job. I’ve been freelancing for almost a year now, but my work is starting to dry up. As much as I appreciate freedom, I also require money in … Continue reading

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Writing While Being Watched

Something I find particularly difficult, is writing while being watched. I’m not quite sure why this is, but it’s really difficult for me to articulate my thoughts when I know somebody is looking at me. I wonder if this is … Continue reading

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Meeting Morris

Over the years, I’ve created lots of fictional characters who I then like to write lots of stories about. One example of these is a man named Morris. Morris is a middle-aged man with simple (but specific) pleasures. He’s a … Continue reading

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Competition Driven Writing

I was recently talking to a friend of mine who told me that they felt that they needed healthy competition to motivate their creative writing. I don’t need competition (nor have I ever) so it was an interesting new perspective … Continue reading

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Heat Imposed Creative Block

It’s weird how much an increase in temperature can effect us. I don’t tend to feel like the heat has that much of an impact on me, but I can certainly tell that it makes me lazier. Not only does … Continue reading

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Renewed Creative Energy

Over the last few days, I’ve found that I have had quite a renewed level of creative energy. This is excellent because it means that I have been able to advance my fiction writing projects, which I’ve honestly been making … Continue reading

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Ideas Behind Stories

I think my favourite pieces of fiction are based on clever ideas. This is especially true of short stories. Tonight I was reading a Batman comic from the 1940s, it was about the year 3000. In it, aliens from Saturn … Continue reading

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Creative Ups and Downs

I’ve been sitting here for a ten minutes or so trying to think of what to write for today’s post. Every Friday I have the same thing. It takes me quite a while to think of something substantial to say … Continue reading

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Write a Sentence Every Day

As a writer, something that I’ve gotten into the habit of doing is writing at least one sentence every single day. Now, obviously, I work as a writer, I write this blog and I write my webcomic – I write … Continue reading

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Finger Puppet Show: The Story So Far

There are now over four hundred Finger Puppet Show comic strips and I’ve been writing it for almost five years. If you’ve only heard about it recently, you might find it hard to understand what’s really going on, or you … Continue reading

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