Posts Tagged ‘ writing ’

CREEAAAKKKK……

September 9, 2015
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Me and writing have not been best buds lately – but there’s a reason for that, and a change in the pipeline. In January 2015, wifey and I (plus the furry ones) moved ~4,000km west from Sydney to Perth (the drive took us 5 days!), where we’d just brought a house. It was a monstrous move,…

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New Writing Goals for 2015

December 27, 2014
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So another year has finished, and I really don’t feel like I’ve accomplished much on the writing front. No short stories saw print this past year, although I do have 4 coming out in 2015. And I guess I did complete a couple of novels, even if they do need some work. Also got myself…

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Life, brought to you by Madness and Insanity

December 14, 2014
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Over this past year, I’ve taken 60 flights (both international and domestic), 2 helicopter rides, and 2 jetpack trips. Tanya and I have also moved approximately 4,000km west from Sydney to Perth. Half of my belongings are at the new house in Perth, the other half are in storage in NSW awaiting transport across –…

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The Writing Process Blog Chain

March 9, 2014
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So a writer pal of mine, the very cool AJ Spedding (have you read her stories? No? Well hell, man, you should!), tagged me in this Writing Process Blog Chain. Thanks ever so much, Mrs Spedding (look out, AJ! A Clown’s behind you! Oh, he’s just ducked down out of sight)… Anyway, the way this…

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Looking Back, and Looking Forward

December 30, 2013
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You know what? Writing short stories is hard. Damn hard. And those folks out there who are successful in this field of writing are hugely talented individuals. If I wore a hat, I’d take it off to them. If I wasn’t on a dry rig up here in the jungles, I’d raise a scotch to…

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The Black Friday Wager

December 15, 2013
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The Black Friday Wager

When I posted last Friday the 13th that I’d completed the first draft of novel #3, a wild and wacky friend of mine challenged me to complete the first draft of novel #4 by next Friday the 13th in June 2014. It was a challenge I accepted, but also the beginning of what’s now called…

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Barstool Eyes

"...the only fuel you have to make the fire blaze on the page / screen is the stuff of your own being. An artist consumes his or herself in the act of making art."
[Clive Barker, 2009]