And there’s nothing I can do. Major Tom has achieved an acceptance that may always be beyond ground “control”. But of course, from their position, they are unable to experience the blueness of planet earth, despite the apparent power under their “control”. ‘Can you hear me, Major Tom?’ More than that, Major Tom listens to […]
Write what you know is the most common writing tip you’ll find anywhere. It’s nonsense, really, because if we all did that we’d end up with terribly boring novels about writers staring out of windows waiting for inspiration to hit. (If you like those, incidentally, head straight for the literary fiction section of your nearest […]
And of course I’d lie to myself, telling myself there was still time, there were novelists who didn’t get started until they were fifty, hell, even sixty. Probably plenty of them. – Stephen King Or in the words of my dear friend Brett, ‘get a fucking move on’. Mate, the finger is officially out.
One post says to stop writing if you have something else you’re more passionate about doing. Lord knows I do. I want to watch television and drink. It won’t be easy. I have to get a TV. – Cathy Douglas Love it! You should click here and read the post.
In this modern hurly burly world, it is important to have a code to live by. These are the tips I give my children: 1. Don’t marry an evil person. 2. Don’t eat candy you find lying around. 3. Remember, guns don’t kill people. Mostly, its the bullets. 4. You know those bestest ever bestest […]
Walking down the street the other day, I decided to travel down the lane less taken, and this is what I came across: words to live by. Good advice to the youth of today. After all, no matter how rebellious you may feel, think about it: do you really want to let the rats in? […]