The Empty Page

The dreaded empty page

It stares at you, mocking, laughing, taunting.  It’s not a pleasant part of the writing experience but the empty page faces everyone.  When I write in my notepad, it’s sometimes easiest to doodle some pictures on the page to make it look less empty. Continue reading

Setting Up

How do you set yourself up to write?  Are you a lap top on the sofa or a pad and pen in the garden shed?  Are you easily distracted or do you distance yourself from loved ones and pets? Setting up is quite hard to do.  But setting up to write has nothing to compare to setting up a blog.  Continue reading

Story writing

“No story lives unless someone wants to listen. The stories we love best do live in us forever.” – JK Rowling

This is my ambition in life – to create a story that lives forever in other people.  The nature of blogging defies that logic but it’s a good place to start.  Continue reading