Getting Over Writer Burn Out

My last blog post was about refocusing my plans for a book I had started in 2010 called The Return of Pandora. I rather ambitiously decided that I was going to try and recreate Nanowrimo in February and write 70,000 words in 20 days. Yeah… that didn’t go to plan. By the end of February, I had written four chapters, around 7,000 words. I know I didn’t feel like a failure,

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New Chapter, New Novel

It’s been nearly two years since I finished my first novel and I still hate it and the characters. I’ve spent those two years focusing on other mediums…. film, theatre, TV, web… basically anything but prose. The concept and characters of this new book are familiar ones and they should be because it’s actually a book I abandoned in 2011 because I didn’t think it had legs. I’d written nearly 28K

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New Year, New Plan

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS Every year I make a resolution of some sort and I don’t think I’ve ever actually seen any of them through. Read more books, loss weight, finish this project or that project, spend more time learning this language or that language. Despite these attempted resolution, I have gained weight, my languages are becoming a dull memory and I still have a never ending project list. This year,

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