How bad spelling, punctuation, grammar and so on enrage the true writer when in our hearts we know there are more important issues out there. It’s as if we can’t help ourselves…
When is the best time to decide you’ve done as much as you can on a piece of work and it’s time to send it in.
Why good writing can make your spirits soar. I love reading wonderful sentences, paragraphs, scenes and so on. They also inspire your own writing.
How deadlines start off by being “ages away” and then you find they’ve crept up on you.
Why I run out of pens, papers, envelopes and so on all at once. It leads to a big stationery shop!
How my characters have developed their own lives quickly and often in ways I hadn’t originally anticipated – it is almost as if a kind of magic takes place.
Why monsters in fiction are so rarely vegetarian!
Why I either get loads of good ideas buzzing around to work on or very little. There’s never a happy medium.
How my toner cartridge knows the exact, most awkward moment to run out.
Why I’m printing loads of stuff out to post or nothing. Again no happy medium.
How I generate so much scrap paper!!