I’ve just finished editing chapter one of my novel, with much guidance from my incredible writing mentor. The story remained the same, but I made a lot of improvements. Here are the changes I made.
Creativity is a curious concept. People can be quick to label themselves as a creative or uncreative person. But what does it really mean to be creative? The difference is in the DOING OF THE THING.
This writing vlog is an overview of how I have progressed with my first fiction novel! It's an insight into how I've structured my story's multi-decade timeline and the research required. Also, observe how I disguise my terribly slow typing skills with 900x video speed.
Novel progress UPDATED! Just hit my original target of 50,000 words and I'm over halfway through the story. Still loving the process!
Sonder: The realisation that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. Everyone has a story.
As I hit the 5,000 word mark in my novel, I’m thinking about what got me to this point: Encouragement. Once again I’ve immersed myself in something where I have NO idea where I’m going, NO idea how to get there, and probably NO business even going there. And, I’m loving it.
We’ve all said it: “I don’t have time”. Yet when the unexpected happens – disaster strikes or an advantageous opportunity comes along – the schedule instantly opens up, and our time and attention is redirected to this new task. Do we HAVE time, or can we MAKE time?