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Meta-writing

I am afraid of writing

I am afraid of writingI had a very intense July. On top of everything else I did I realised that the reason behind all of my procrastinating to write is not laziness. It’s fear. (more…)

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Meta-writing: The importance of a project notebook

Notebook

When I’m doing creative writing, my notebook is absolutely essential. (more…)


Creating personalities for characters

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I am creating personalities for fictional people in retrospect. I should have completed this a long time ago. (more…)


Falling in love with writing again

Writing space

 

I started writing about ten years ago. It wasn’t very serious at first; it was just a coping method and a much healthier one than some others I’d tried. Then gradually things changed and I became much more serious about this writing thing. I started doing NaNoWriMo, jumped obsessively from story to story and became a great fan of freewriting. Then things gradually started to change again. (more…)


Let’s talk about (writing) strong female characters

Female characters is something I’ve been thinking about a lot recently, as I have a whole bunch of female characters in the novel I’m writing for class and also because I saw several articles about it online.

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The voices are back. Excellent.

Are you ready for our bi-weekly conversation about writing? I sure am, though I’m not sure where I’m going with this post. Let’s just start and see what happens, eh?

Character conversation (more…)