Wherein I endeavour to share writerly advice lightened with humour, pictures and a dollop of 1930s-1940s history.
Exactly. Words I needed to hear.
so where I am! Thanks Elspeth...
I just started a new manuscript. I'm only on page 3, but I've done this enough to know how accurate your post is. TerryTerry's PlaceRomance with a Twist--of Mystery
Sometimes my room does look like that, with crumpled papers and books and pencils littered all over the floor and my desk. Just keep writing, just keep writing... :)
Elspeth - No doubt about it - writing takes perseverance. Thomas Edison said, "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration." He wasn't far off the mark about writing, too...
Carol; I'm glad to help. Good luck!Jan; Thanks for dropping by, my dear! Let's hope we meet in person soon.Terry; Best of luck with your new project!Laura; We have to channel our inner Dory. "Just keep writing, writing writing..."Margot; I wonder how many non-readers know the amount sheer slogging along that's necessary.
Excellent advice as always.
Loved the guy buried in paper. Way back when I wrote on an old manual typewriter, my room would start to resemble his. Thanks for the inspiration.
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