Why you should share your writing and how to go about it #amwriting

Why you should share your writing

As a person who has spent 20 years writing without another soul seeing my work, I think it's fair to say that I'm a self-proclaimed expert on the difficulty of sharing. I think this is probably something many writers struggle with at first. That transition from our innermost thoughts being just that, to allowing them exposure … Continue reading Why you should share your writing and how to go about it #amwriting

Selecting a book cover…I’ve found something else to procrastinate about #amwriting

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Throughout the process of publishing a book I have had to navigate numerous stumbling blocks: the dreaded analysis paralysis, indecisiveness, and a great deal of procrastination. First there was the character names, and I have excelled at indecisiveness in this area. I am about to publish and I am still changing character names! I am even—at this … Continue reading Selecting a book cover…I’ve found something else to procrastinate about #amwriting

Post apocalyptic writing – The rise of dystopian sci-fi #amwriting #scifi

Dark scifi

As readers we seem to have developed a fixation with dark future worlds. Are we purposely casting a sinister slant onto human destiny? Is it a desire for sensationalism, or simply realism that colours our apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic science fiction trends? Are we heading rapidly towards disaster? Or is it a slow unfurling of all that we … Continue reading Post apocalyptic writing – The rise of dystopian sci-fi #amwriting #scifi

The writing apprenticeship #amwriting

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At the bottom of the article is a wonderful video, and well worth a watch for those who might be struggling to match their writing passion to their desired quality of work. There are a few takeaways, but amongst them, that it is Okay for it to take time between starting your writing journey and achieving that illusive … Continue reading The writing apprenticeship #amwriting