Today has been somewhat successful - 1,700 words of my novel written today and...
Writing in coffee shops...
… is not all it’s cracked up to be. Particularly when my montsrous headphones, blaring music full whack, are still not enough to drown out the 4 guys sitting next to me who are making one person’s cup of coffee last for 2 hours. I’m sure I saw them in here last week too. And they have deep voices. I’ve spent these 2 hours trying to write, and when that didn’t work, I...
More from Stephen King
“Description is what makes the reader a sensory participant in the story. Good description is a learned skill, one of the prime reasons why you cannot succeed unless you read a lot and write a lot. It’s not just a question of how to, you see; it’s also a question of how much to. Reading will help you answer how much, and only reams of writing will help you wiht the how. You can...
Unpicking the tightest machine stitching from PVC is not fun. I’ve cut two fngers and stabbed my thumb a few times with the seam ripper. White stiches on white and blue pvc. Urgh. Ouch.
Good writing is often about letting go of fear and affectation.– Stephen King. Pg 143, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft.
How Young Adult Fiction Came of Age - The Atlantic →
Interesting article on the young adult fiction genre and what makes a YA book work.
I’ve now written 8 chapters of my novel and I’m still enjoying myself.
West Wing Quotes
Sam: About a week ago I accidentally slept with a prostitute.
Toby: You accidentally slept with a prostitute.
Sam: Call girl.
Toby: I don't understand, did you trip over something?
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough...– Herm Albright (1876 - 1944)
lamour-nous-dechirera asked: Thanks for your ideas! :) by stole you mean like a shawl?
What is your favourite novel?