• On Writing
  • The NanoWriMo Diaries – Week 1

    So NanoWriMo 2014 is now in full swing and I’ve managed to survive the first week. I’ve decided to keep a short diary of my experiences for the month and will be publishing them weekly here. I’ll try to be as honest as possible, chronicling my emotional state, my successes and my failures more than […]

  • On Writing
  • Why I’m Doing NanoWriMo This Year

    Call it the insanity that rises with the changing of the clocks. Call it the sickness that takes over from being infected with inspirationitis from attending a great creative writing class. Call it the panic that sets in as I approach my thirty *cough*th birthday.  Call it what you will, but this year I have […]

  • On Writing
  • Where do you find your inspiration?

    If you’re a novelist, blogger, playwright, short story teller or wandering bard, have you ever wondered where you get your inspiration from? This discussion came up in my creative writing class last week and apparently drinking, sitting in Starbucks, going outside for a smoke or even going for a walk can set the appropriate stage […]