The last couple of exercises that I did for myself, were the description of the approach to a house in both sinister and a nice approach and then the entering of the house. I found once again, some pictures of the inside of a house that really appealed to me. The sinister description wasn’t soContinue reading “Writing tips – creative exercise”
Jeff Goins and many others seem to suggest writing regularly – preferably every day. A busy schedule means that daily writing isn’t always possible. In order to keep to regular writing – I have devised a little exercise for myself. I wanted to start a story with an approach to a house. In order toContinue reading “Writing tips – writing exercise”
This is a tip I have seen regularly online. Again, at the moment, I am working these from Jeff Goins top tips.For me, this would be a word count for every 2nd day. I work a 40 hour week as well as other things so if you can’t set a daily word count – myContinue reading “Writing tips – set a daily word count”
As today is the 81st anniversary of the passing of the great James Joyce, and seeing that I live in Dublin, I thought I would type a quote from his book “Dubliners”. I purchased my copy of “Dubliners” whilst on holiday in the library shop in Irvine, Orange County, California of all places. “Her nameContinue reading “James Joyce tribute”
This is step 4 of Jeff Goins 10 writing tips. His suggestion is that it should be a place separate from other activities. I guess this makes sense so that you can get focused. I like the idea of having a really nice notebook – or if its a plain notebook or copybook – puttingContinue reading “Writing tips – write in the same place every time”
Writing tips – set a time to work on your writing every day This is actually step 3 of Jeff Goins 10 tips – but for me, I’m going to make it step 2. At present – choosing a time, is more beneficial for me than choosing numbers of words per day. My daily routinesContinue reading
The coming of Wisdom with Time by W. B. Yeats: Though leaves are many, the root is one; Through all the lying days of my youth I swayed my leaves and flowers in the sun, Now I may wither into the truth
I used to write stories when I was a teenager and had contemplated starting again when I had a conversation with Fated Shadow author Kim Rylee (https://kimryleewriter.wixsite.com/author-blog ) and she encouraged me to start noting down any ideas that came to mind.
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”