Welcome to my stop on the Rough Writers Tour Around the World as we launch the first flash fiction anthology from the Carrot Ranch on-line literary community. If you’re new here, you might be wondering why a memoir writer is peddling flash fiction? And we’ll get onto that, Continue reading “How to worm a cat, Flash Fiction and other ways to tackle Perfectionism.”
Some days I’m not even as sharp as Dougal on Father Ted and as my attention wanders, as I lose my keys, glasses, train of thought, I wonder whether to accept it as simple signs of middle-aging.. Continue reading “Writer Driven by Distraction”
Forgive me reader, for it is more than three weeks since my last
confession blog and the pressure to produce something is growing, despite a promise to be kind to myself and another pact I made silently – not to bore you with drivalous self-obsessed rantings. Ah, well.. Continue reading “Resolutions, Routine and Rebellion”
When I first met my publisher, he casually enquired how many words I was writing. That week I’d written around 6,000 words.
“Great! At that rate, you could have a first draft finished in 12 weeks!”
Well, yes I could! And that sudden Continue reading “Solving the Problem of Goals and Targets (Part 1)”