First draft

Today I just want to remember what Anne Lamott says in Bird by Bird. Writing a first draft is very much like watching Polaroid develop. You can't – and, in fact, you're not supposed to – know exactly what the picture is going to look like until it has finished developing. And this, also from … Continue reading First draft

100 days writing project

I'm on the day 30 of my 100 days writing project. Every day I sit at my desk and write for 15 minutes towards my book. That's it. It doesn't have to be anything brilliant, it doesn't have to be something I'm sure I can use, it just has to be something that brings me … Continue reading 100 days writing project

How much do you want it?

If you say you want to read more and then you binge watch series for hours, what are you actually saying? When you say you want to write and then never set a pen to paper (or fingers to the keyboard), what are you actually saying? For me you’re saying that you don’t really want … Continue reading How much do you want it?