Category: Writing Journal

Writing Journal Y3 Day 210

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I’ve been part of three different writing groups now, and there are a couple of fundamentals that always get bandied about; point of view (pov) and tense. When I started writing, I was all over the place on both of…

Writing Journal Y3 Day 189

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Fuck it all I’m in a pissy mood. In the BBC production of I, Claudius, the title character has a moment where he says something along the lines of, “Let all the poisons, that lurk in the mud, hatch out.” …

Writing Journal Y3 Day 164

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What to write… What to write… Sigh. There are times when I just hate my brain. Now that I want to work on the space opera, nothing is flowing.  So I jump to other projects, type a few words or…

Writing Journal Y3 Day 154

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The Queen of Shadows I was staring at the novel I just finished and trying to figure out what to do next.  This is the part that I hate, the part where I don’t have the next project yet.  I’m…

Writing Journal Y3 Day 140

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Unable to think of a decent argument, he nodded. When she rose, he snatched her hand and held it. “Thank you.” “For?” she asked. He thought about this for a moment. “Everything.” She gave him a very small smile that…

Writing Journal Y3 Day 121

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From last week to this week, I’ve managed to finish another chapter on the epic fantasy novel.  More to go, but it feels good to be so close.  At the same time, it’s difficult to be at the end and…

Writing Journal Y3 Day 112

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I decided to take the laptop to work.  I wait as long as I can stand to take my lunch hour (usually around 3 pm, or 5 hours into my 11 hour schedule), then I go off into the quietest…

Writing Journal Y3 Day 105

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I’m not going to lie to you; it’s been a rough couple of months.  The Epic Fantasy has languished without an ending.  I keep talking about the long, crazy hours at work that make it difficult to sneak in any…