No-one under 35 uses Hanx Writer

  Hanx Writer is currently dominating the iTunes store for writers. With 782 reviews to date, it’s hard to tell whether this really is an app doing something incredible, or whether people just love Tom Hanks. Me: people just love Tom Hanks. The app? I love it. It has changed my writing experience (only because …

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Unleashed a creative beast

I appear to be taping in to a good part of me thats been lying dormant for a decade or so. I used to write at work when I had time (which was frequently) .. mostly lyrics for a mythical band I once dreamed of being part of. Those words are still with me, kept …

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Writing: A 2008 Death Race

to say I know what I’m doing right now. Is an understatement. I feel like I’ve bitten off more than I can chew, I feel like I’m snorkling in gloop. Here’s a summary for those that want to catch up: 1: novice writes 50,000 words of fiction in a month. 2: book is in an …

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sprinkling 100s and 1000s

I feel like I’m gardening now. Like I’m trimming a bonsai tree, or colouring in a picture book. Its a weird completely new sensation. This week I’ve been tackling the ending. Working through the paragraphs and getting creative with the sentences… and its really good fun! I’m staggered at how cool it is. I can just …

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Book written… now what?

Its been a while. Months to be precise. Wanna know whats been happening? Well, in Dec… I wrote my first full length fictional document (I’m hesitating calling it a novel)… but yeah, I did it! I used the nanowrimo technique of 1667 words a day for 30 days straight until completion. And it worked. I’m …

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