Writing the victim

I'm battling with my story characters. They have spent a long time not dealing with things, and as such have made themselves victims. The family is destroyed, the relationships between members are severed, and at least one child is severely harmed, and all because the family jointly determined they were victims and pulled the horribleness…

Missing writing…

I've been taking a holiday from writing of late. It all started with my knee surgery and recovery - then my life was so focused on pain management (knee replacements are not for the shy of pain, and two at once made it quite an intensive focus for a time) and then the resultant MS…

#3Daynovel: day one

So yesterday I had come up with all the reasons why I wanted to spend yet another glorious Labour Day weekend hunched over a computer trying to wrench words out of my head. Perhaps it will rain, I reasoned. Maybe it will be cold and grey and I won't feel like I'm missing the last…

Writing my life, or why is it no one speaks to me anymore?

I'm having challenges lately.  You see, it's coming up to 3-Day Novel time and I haven't the slightest whisper of a plot line, and yet, come Labour Day weekend, I have to churn out a sizeable novel of 120 pages or so and it has to be a complete story and all that and also…