Cruel to be Kind?

On the Writers Anon blog today, I discussed how valuable being part of a supportive writing group can be.  It’s not always possible to join a group, though.  Being one of Taunton’s most popular writing groups, there’s not always space available for newcomers at the Writers Anon meetings.  Though we’ve never actually turned anyone away, it’s… Continue reading Cruel to be Kind?

Writer: That Badass Machine

Anyone can run, but not everyone’s a runner.  Similarly anyone can write, but not everyone’s a writer. What is it, though, that makes someone a writer instead of just someone who can write? Like a runner, a writer will train themselves. They learn discipline and discover techniques, they invest in equipment and training courses to… Continue reading Writer: That Badass Machine

It’ll be All Right on the Rewrite

Every writer has their own way of going about their work. Some edit as they go, looking back over every sentence, every paragraph time and again before starting on the next. Others get their day’s work out in one big splurge and don’t look at it again until the whole book is finished. Others want… Continue reading It’ll be All Right on the Rewrite