Coming Back to Reality

So, the world’s come back to you in some way. Whether you’ve been travelling, living abroad, daydreaming, planning for the future, or you’ve just generally been away from where you’ve settled either figuratively (sitting in your head, wondering about what comes next) or literally (perhaps living and studying abroad as I have been this year),Continue reading “Coming Back to Reality”

How Being An Expat Can Help You Write

I’m going to preface this by admitting that, whilst I’ve been living the expat life, I haven’t been writing all that much. I’ve mentioned this in previous posts as well but I think it’s important to mention it again in this post in particular. This post is all about how being an expat can helpContinue reading “How Being An Expat Can Help You Write”

Project #3/OFBB – Time to Get Ruthless

The last I posted, I was talking about being overwhelmed by WIPs, and, let’s be honest, that’s still the case. This is definitely a place I’ll be in perhaps forever. We have good months and we have bad months; in the good months, I can wrangle enough of my WIPs to get things heading towardsContinue reading “Project #3/OFBB – Time to Get Ruthless”

Project #3/OFBB – Draft Two

Is there anything more satisfying than finishing a draft and being happy with it? I think it’s the most incredible feeling because finishing a draft and being unhappy with it is wretched. And that’s not to say there isn’t work to be done! If that last line comes when you’re in draft two (like me),Continue reading “Project #3/OFBB – Draft Two”