I, who is not me

Regarding the anonymity of blogging, thank you all for your interesting comments. It is great we are engaging in a topic that has much merit on both sides and I’m happy to see various discussions taking place A ‘twitchy’ little personality seems to be the norm amongst many of the …

Growing pains

I’ve heard from more than one reliable source that agents and publishers don’t look kindly upon personal writing blogs. Particularly ones that go into detail about the struggles of writing. They think it reflects badly on the professional conduct of the writer. While I’m sure this doesn’t go for ALL …

Public vs Private Persona

The concept of dual personas is one I’ve always found interesting. Recently, with publishing, I’ve had a chance to experience my own transition from private to public author. Take for example the process of writing, which is ordinarily a solitary affair. I like to prepare myself physically by making loud, …

Dream a little dream

I’ve been trying not to think about the novel, working on a dream blog instead. Part real, part creative, it is a platform where I can create little wispy observations and stories that read as if the voices were coming from 50ft above my head. Largely abstract and experimental, these cloudy …