Operation: Distract Charlie

At the moment I am desperately trying to distract myself for editing. Why? You make think. Surely editing is a good thing. And yes, normally is it. But I’m trying to give myself a cooling off period between the first draft and the start of edits, just so that I: a) can look at itContinue reading “Operation: Distract Charlie”

The Learning Curve of the First Draft

Terry Pratchett always said “the first draft is just you telling yourself the story”. I’ve been thinking about this quote a lot recently, especially as I’ve just reached the end of my first draft, and I’ve been comparing how I thought it was going to be vs how it’s actually been. I thought that writingContinue reading “The Learning Curve of the First Draft”