Procrastination: Things I do to avoid writing #1

What I tell my wife – “I’m plot-planning” or “I’m doing some characterisation”What I’m actually doing – hitting the Seventh Sanctum site and other random generators, generating names for taverns, pirate ships and magical artifacts. Actually, there are some really cool generators on […]

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NaNoWriMo Prep: My Super Writer Disguise

I’ve found it! Who would’ve thought that a trip to Noosa and shopping on Hastings Street with The Girls would turn up the first element in my Super Writer Disguise? It, for those wondering, is a fedora hat. I’ve always been one for […]

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Bad Book, Good Book. How readers have the power to keep good writers writing.

Bad books – we’ve all read them. We’ve all complained about them – especially the bit about having spent good money on something that turned out to be crap. But how to avoid them? Sorry to say, but it’s almost impossible. Bad […]

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Why I WILL be doing NaNoWriMo this year

This is a post I stumbled upon through the twitterverse about the author’s opinions on the myths of NaNoWriMo, and why she won’t be participating. While there are a few blog posts now debunking her debunking of these myths, I wanted to […]

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NaNoWriMo Prep: Magical Tools and the Secret Writing Identity

It has been said that writers are a breed apart. Some of us who are actually good at their craft are akin to super heroes – wrestling sub-plots like out-of-control fire hoses, lassoing themes before they gallop off into the dark recesses of […]

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