Category Archives: Writing

A Decade of Uneven Halves

Yes, as it’s New Year’s Eve 2019, I’m going to reflect back on the past decade. I see it in two distinct periods of time – not quite equal halves. The first ‘half’ was from 2010-2013 and the second from … Continue reading

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A Technical Novel

Another 3 months have passed, somehow. I feel like I’ve gotten a bit lazy lazier with the writing recently, but I have technically written an ending now and the word count is technically novel-length (64,974), albeit on the shorter end … Continue reading

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The Owls Are Not What They Seem

Bit of a random post today (and only likely of interest to fellow Twin Peaks fans, hence the title). The Twin Peaks UK Festival ran a competition recently, to win tickets to the festival. The challenge was to write an … Continue reading

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Throwing words at the page

Yeah, my blog post comes with an image today. I updated my version of WordPress and am playing around with it, so enjoy this highly exciting screenshot of my novel in Scrivener. Yes, it starts with a death and a … Continue reading

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Novel 0.5

It’s been 3 months since my last update and the novel’s hit an interesting point. In terms of word count, I’m up to 46,187, so a comfortable half-way, if not slightly more, but in terms of plot I’m almost at … Continue reading

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Bribing myself to write

It’s been 3 months since my last novel-writing update, so here’s a new one… My writing-frequency slowed down in the run up to Christmas. And by ‘slowed down’ I mean stopped. I don’t think I wrote much in December at … Continue reading

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