So I’m finally there. The end. The final scene. And, to be honest, it doesn’t feel as great as I thought it would. I mean I’m happy to have made it to the end, finally. But now I’ve started looking
An ancient mariner digs the sea. The wide open ocean beckons for someone to tame it. But for a writer, the vast white ocean at the bottom of the page is foreboding. Starting at the top of the page and
When you’ve invested a lot of time in writing something, in developing a character, or a particular scene, it’s sometimes hard to admit when you’ve headed down a dead-end from a plot perspective. If you’re stuck, and can’t seem to
See what I mean? Four months. Four months goes by in the blink of an eye. Writing is a game of inches – especially when writing something as long as a novel. You have to force yourself to write everyday.
What the hell is going on? Why is this book taking so long? Yeah, I don’t know. Life keeps getting in the way. You get stuck on something small, and it snowballs into something much bigger. Except that it’s still