Category Archives: Writing

NaNoWriMo Attempt 2

Back in 2010, I took part in NaNoWriMo and completed it successfully (I’ve mentioned this before.) I wrote a story about a man who fell in love with a woman and how he kept meeting her as he reincarnated through … Continue reading

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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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