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.
Why time always races when my writing goes well and drags when not.
Why Wily E. Coyote didn’t give up on Roadrunner and at least avoid all those injuries. There had to be easier prey around somewhere surely.
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 Eileen didn’t just grab Jenny and Derek when Jenny was tiny and escape to a world outside of the Queen’s observation and (potential) control. Still the possibility of running away is always there… It depends on how desperate the Queen acts.
Why monsters in fiction are so rarely vegetarian!