Category Archives: writing

Write On- Editing At Starbucks. Oh dear….

My editing deadline was for the 31 of January. So it was time to head out to Starbucks, find a chair or table, and just hunker down.  I was down to editing the last chapter! With a week to spare … Continue reading

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Writing the mood

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I can easily get lost in worlds. Some writers have their rooms and their desks cleared for this reason. I took this photograph late at night and before I knew it, I was lost. Here where two spies, reunited after … Continue reading

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Write On- Are Writing Classes a waste of time?

I suppose everyone has read about the writing class blast that Novelist Hanif Kureishi hurled  – as a waste of time– saying he would never go on one despite teaching a writing course.  He informed the audience at the Literary … Continue reading

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Write On- A writer’s slump

  It happens to everyone. It’s happening to me right now. I am in a slump. I have massive amounts of work to do, and just can’t do it. Why? We do have to be careful with the words we … Continue reading

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Write On- My oh My! Just when does a bear become the main character?

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      I came across this word the other day and had no idea what it meant.  The sentence ran–He was a rather dull arctophile. Time to get out the old OED and look it up. Course if  I … Continue reading

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Write on- But he’s not real!

I was at Jewish Book Week in London in a room with two fabulous writers. There was a large crowd and some very enthusiastic readers and fans.  The one speaker, struggled with a fan’s eager questions. Over and over again, the … Continue reading

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Write -On – Researching in Person

The internet is a fabulous tool but nothing compares to viewing research documents in the flesh. I’m smack in the middle of a research project and although I could read some of the documents on-line, information was gleamed from handling … Continue reading

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