7 things you don’t (want to) know

This is one of those "blogging awards" things that I don't really do, but Thomas Weaver who nominated me is a great guy. So here I go, abiding by the "One Lovely Blog Award" rules and posting 7 things about myself which I haven't shared before. 1. I wake up at 5 every day to do at least 30 minutes of DDP Yoga or Winsor Pilates. Then More...

Let’s talk publishing

Online Publishing

We writers have so many choices today. We can share our work with readers over a wide range of technologies and formats, in any language and at any price. Almost. It’s all a question of volition, and we can have the world. All we need to do is make the right choice for ourselves. But that ain’t easy. The downside of having so […]

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Doing few things really well, instead of many things really fast

quality-vs-quantity

I fell behind on my NaNoWriMo project this week. Instead of ending the week with 25Ks of fresh new words, I ended the week with 20K out of which quite a bunch must be cut. The main reason for this I already mentioned — the story I had outlined and my approach didn’t go well together. I had to […]

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First week of #NaNoWriMo whacked me smack in the back of my neck

Exploding Book

I appologize for that insulting rhyme in the headline, but holy fucksocks this week turned my writing philosophies inside out! Whatever I thought I knew, whatever I proudly proclaimed to have understood about Writing from working on my first novel (The Deep Link), I just realized is a handfull of smoke wafting through my brain. Figures of fog that you can’t hold […]

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Finding a strategy for NaNoWriMo

I can, I will. End of story.

This year’s NaNoWriMo is going to be tackled by a well prepared, fiercely motivated and unappologetic me. And I’m going to goddamn finish it, holding a hefty chunk of novel draft in my cramped hands, or else! Because this November I’m diving into the horror corner of science-fiction, and that requires careful planning (yay), a lot of mischievous plotting (yay!), […]

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