writing

Page 7

65 articles in category writing / Subscribe

I am so so happy! I don’t know if you remeber this, but I wrote this article:http://www.neilgaiman.com/exclusive/essays/essaysabout%20neil/filmessay A few times over the past years, I’d emailed my contact, asking her about updating Neil’s article. I didn’t hear anything, so I thought maybe: enter negative fussy self doubts here. And therefore did not push the issue. But I thought, I really, really want to update this article. So, I emailed Neil via the faq…and you …

Share Button
Read more →

I would just like to announce that I have just sent the entry for the First Chapters contest out at Gather.com. OMG. OMG. I am so nervous. 70 days, and I’ve wrote a whole book. Start to finish. I edited it, formatted it, wrote the synopsis. I feel a little dizzy from the wonder, the joy, the relief. I feel like running and hopping and giggling. All in all, I am so happy because …

Share Button
Read more →

These past days I’ve been working passionately on The Chocolatier’s wife. In a few moments I will have by passed the 40,000 mark, which, considering that I started this during Christmas break (I can’t quite remember…perhaps the 26th of December, but maybe even the thirtieth…) that is really quite good. And I hope to continue this progress, because I am planning on entering the First Chapters contest. Sort of like, to paraphrase the NYT …

Share Button
Read more →

I’ve not been blogging because I’ve been writing. Actually writing. Like I’m suppossed to be doing but keep putting off because everything else always seem so much more important. It feels good to be actually hand writing a story…I keep going back to writing my first drafts out by hand, because when I don’t start out by hand things tend to bloat and scatter and pretty soon you have a print out an inch …

Share Button
Read more →

Hello! So this is my blogger. I know already that I won’t be updating much, because I have this fear of boring people, which, for a writer, can be somewhat debilitating. I find myself cutting dialogue short, or just jumping to another scene, because I hate being boring. But, that’s what the second draft is for, I suppose, to fix silly things like that…. I am a writer. I have even been an author, …

Share Button
Read more →