Hi everyone, hope you’ve all had a good few weeks. I can confirm that it’s been a challenging few weeks for me. A busy job ((get the violins out people)) means the old brain matter has had enough by the time I’ve escaped for home. Switching off has always been difficult for me, which is… Continue reading A snippet from my travel journal…
Tag: short stories
How to portray a character? What character research do you do? LGBTQ+ characters.
This week I wanted to talk about character research. What forms of research do you do for the characters in your story? The first thing I do is go to the good old favourite - the internet search. But lately, I’ve found myself thinking more about one of my characters, which will be part of… Continue reading How to portray a character? What character research do you do? LGBTQ+ characters.
Self-publishing on Amazon, and Skydiving mid-life crisis adventures
Last week I decided to self-publish my short story via the Amazon KDP platform, as promised I have included a bit of information about my experience with it. I will say most of it is very easy and there are step by step guides on how to do everything. I’m pretty computer savvy, but there… Continue reading Self-publishing on Amazon, and Skydiving mid-life crisis adventures
My short story, writing groups and Imps.
Hi all, Hopefully I have re-blogged my short story from the Fosseway Writers blog. I am new to all this blogging and my laptop decided to shut down part way through - just to really annoy me. Computers seem to know when you just want to get on with something and they are just sat… Continue reading My short story, writing groups and Imps.
A Writers Life – Day two
Day two in my new life as an aspiring 'out of work' author, I won't despair just yet - only been unemployed for a few days lol. You will pleased to know that I have managed to keep my caffeine intake to only three cups. It is a constant struggle... On the subject of caffeine.… Continue reading A Writers Life – Day two