Away with the birds

It’s my first post in what feels like ‘forever’. I was very close to packing it all in (by all I mean anything to do with creative writing, blogging, other website stuff and social media). I’m going to persist for a little while simply because it’s one of the few things in my life that…

Planning

I think we all know that “Successful writing requires good planning” and not mindlessness. It’s a simple formula with common hurdles, pitfalls and plain old mistakes. The Hurdles These may include time, motivation, money, confidence, knowledge and skill levels and people pressures. And, discipline (lack of). The Pitfalls So many to choose from but may…

DUMB Goals for Twitter 2020

DUMB Goal for 2020 Twitter – monthly DUMB Goals Guess the genre Say My Name – this will be an author, songwriter … maybe, or a poet What Am I? – guess the narrative container It’s Personal – something uninteresting about me Protag or Antag? – you work it out How’s it stacking up against…

Old Year’s Irresolution – DUMB Goals

Meaning of ‘irresolution’:- hesitant, indecisiveness, ambivalence, plain old lazy Okay, maybe one of those things doesn’t really belong but truthfully I didn’t achieve very much in terms of writing or associated goals last year. Oh yeah, there was work, study and having far too many colds and flu’s and other crap stuff that happens in…