Fiction, Poetry and Havering

Posts Tagged: writing

Posts Tagged ‘writing’

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

First Drafts I have to keep reminding myself that the most important thing about first drafts of novels is to get them done. The urge to find the best word, the smoothest phrasing, the perfect rhythm is a continuing itch, and I must fight the urge to scratch. Left to my natural inclination, I would […]

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

One of the best things about knitting is also one of the best things about writing–you can always fix it. And with writing, it’s even better, because no matter how many times you frog it back to the beginning (rip-it rip-it ribbet), your words never get too frayed to use over.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Why is it that whenever I want to write, the houseplants need watering? Oh wait, I think I reversed the words “want” and “need” in that sentence.  

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