Monthly Archives: September 2013

Manifestation – how my night-time wish paid dividends last night

And no, I didn’t wake up next to …………. Seriously, I had an amazing experience last night. I have got back into the writing groove on a completely new piece of work two weeks ago and it is going along … Continue reading

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How even a small piece of research can boost your writing

I am writing something new at the moment. It is completely different from my writing to date and I am getting a great deal of satisfaction from it. Unlike much of my previous writing, I am writing this one “off … Continue reading

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The boost of a great review

As many of you know, I write in two genres and by and large I keep the blogs associated with each genre separate. This blog, Fendrelstale is for my fantasy faery stories and such like, predominantly my Trilogy (in draft) an … Continue reading

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Even when you’re ill, a writer should always be taking notes

I have gone down with Manflu, it’s probably terminal, but on the off chance that I will survive this plague I would like to share this wisdom with you from my death bed. Being ill gives a writer the chance … Continue reading

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That special feeling you get when you know your writing is singing

I have just looked back at my blog spread sheet and have surprised myself to notice that it has been over a week since I last posted. That must be a first in all of this time, but still somehow I … Continue reading

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Save and Backup

Every now and then I see on Facebook another FB friend has had a disaster with their computer that has cost them valuable work or data. It reminds me that we should all be very vigilant with how and when we … Continue reading

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Weddings and funerals – more great resources for writers

It occurred to me yesterday when someone I know was talking about the wedding plans of a family member just what great sources of inspiration, material, character observation and family politics weddings and funerals are. What more could you want … Continue reading

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Creative Inspiration

I have been looking back over my blog posts for fendrelstale and my other writing blog thrillingwriting, both here on WordPress and it soon became apparent that I write a lot about inspiration. In the context of my own creativity, … Continue reading

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Today’s random thought

I have been pondering many things over the last few days, primarily because I have been away from home attending a shamanic conference. I like pondering and thinking about the ‘what if’ questions and so on. It keeps my mind … Continue reading

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Evesdropping – another great tool for writers

You know, it never ceases to amaze me how many seemingly innocuous or innocent activities that can be used by writers to assist their creativity. This blog is inspired by one word I overheard at a dining table at a … Continue reading

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