Summary: I’m pleased overall with my 2018 writing. I revised my first novel and got a good response from submitting it. I worked on my second novel and have a plan for taking it forwards. I wrote several really good short stories and got a fair few published. I found paid work in the […]
My first article for Dream Foundry has been posted on the site’s blog. It’s about setting creative goals, and tips for keeping them. You can read it here.
Summary: Well, I made plans for a better regime, but starting in 2019, so not really implemented this week… Tuesday: I got off the train at Waterloo at 3pm, with about three hours before needing to meet people at Angel – and what was exactly halfway between the two on the map? Good and […]
Summary: Being ill sucks. No writing (or much of anything) for me in the first half of the week, though I did manage some bits and pieces in the second half, in between all the coughing and nose-blowing. Thursday: I started out by reading a blog post about maintaining your writing habit, which I […]
Summary: Not a very productive week. Mostly just admin and reviews. Monday: I met Ann at our old stomping grounds in Brick Lane, and started out with a blog post about the benefits of fanfiction, which got picked up and retweeted by the creators of Fanatical: The Sci-Fi Convention Musical. Then I faffed around […]
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about fandom. There’s a musical playing at The Playground Theatre at the moment, called Fanatical: The Sci-Fi Convention Musical, which I have already seen twice and will be seeing twice more before it closes on Saturday. It’s about a fan convention for a fictional sci-fi TV show, and it […]
Summary: I’m keeping up my writing days, so I’m on track to double my GYWO pledge level for the year, but none of my sessions this week were particularly long or massively productive. It’s all about finding a balance between quality and quantity, productivity and relaxation. Wednesday: I met Hannah after work for a […]