Category Archives: Upcoming Novel

Show, Don’t Tell

Contrary to my recent Words posting, Writer Shplock, my own writing has thankfully not ground to a dismal halt. In fact, progress is being made on a daily basis. I am about a third of the way through my novel. And, … Continue reading

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Writer Shplock

It’s been quite a while since I’ve added to my blog postings. When you read this posting, you’ll understand why. Sometimes it’s not that the words won’t come. It’s that the prevailing conditions aren’t right. Something stops the writing before … Continue reading

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How I Write – Part 3

Today I post Part 3 of my How I Write series. In Part 1 we looked at plot generation. Then in Part 2 we looked at brainstorming for key ideas, and outlining for scenes. This latest page looks at the writing tools I use on … Continue reading

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How I Write – Part 2

Yesterday I posted Part 1 of this three-part series. Part 1 looked at the creative process of generating story ideas. Part 2 looks at a two-step stage that I find necessary before I am ready to start writing; brainstorming and … Continue reading

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How I Write – Part 1

I had intended to post this page yesterday, but it was my birthday. So I’m afraid I was making rather merry. Anyway, I have recovered, so back to work. When people find out I’m writing a novel, those who are … Continue reading

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