I am perpetually in editor-mode. This is one of my flaws; one that holds me back considerably when I am writing. And the reason is that I spend far more time re-reading what I have written rather than just blurting all my thoughts down on paper (screen?) as they come to me. All the experts say just dump it all out at once; you can always go back and re-read it again later on. That’s all well and good, but when you are like me, you’re constantly re-reading your last sentence back to yourself. What that means is
I saw a writers’ meme (?) on Facebook the other day.
I reposted it and tagged my husband, apologising, because there have been many times when I am writing something and I burst out mid-sentence, reading what I’ve written out loud. He immediately understood what it meant. I told him I’d wait to be alone in future and his response was, “Nah. You won’t. You’ll just forget about it in the moment, and just go on reading out loud as you normally do.”
I am ashamed to say that he’s probably right.
Writer’s Write does a few of
I asked Rachel D’Aigle to “sit down with me” this week, and have a little chat about her writing, her life, and her process. I am happy to say she was extremely obliging. Thank you again, Rachel. It was a pleasure chatting with you.
FE: I notice from your Free-eBooks.net profile that you are a fan of the supernatural; specifically The Vampire Diaries, Angel, Lord of the Rings, Sherlock Holmes, and Star Wars. These are series and stories that I am also a huge fan of, which makes me eager to ask: What are your reading right