Members 57. Finding the Why

Who? Sean started off as an idealised version of a young me. “Write what you know [https://lithub.com/should-you-write-what-you-know-31-authors-weigh-in/],” they said. He works in a business that I worked in and lives in places I lived. The cheeky git even sits on some my favourite bar stools. Then, the

Members 55. Writing School

Writing School My writing school is writing a novel. Did I mention that I was writing a novel? I know, I know. I’ve been saying that for a long time. Mostly, I have been doing absolutely everything, bar working on the novel. This year though, I have managed to

Members 29. Wild East 1. Kidnapped - Part 1.

Kidnapped Marina drove for the highway back to Sofia. The Mercedes roared up behind us, lights flashing, horn blaring. Alarmed, my eyes went to the rear view mirror. “Pull over, Marina. It’s Vlad’s guys.” She obeyed. “Come back.” “Sorry, No. We have to get back to Sofia. Mr

27. Summertime

…and the living is easy. What a song. At the risk of annoying those people still wondering where summer is and whether it will ever be summertime; “Phew! It’s hot.” Summertime We have reached that part of the year where the absolute temperature increases, and equally importantly, humidity rockets.

Through Gritted Teeth

Through gritted teeth, I’m saying out loud, “the funk is finished.” I have been flying through task lists and dealing with all sorts of domestic drama, promising myself that I will find the time to get editing again. Theory I know, as I wrote here [https://stuartlennon.com/just-one-hour/

Writer’s Block

1. Writer’s block, from Wikipedia [https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Writer%27s_block]: “Writer’s block is a condition, primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work, or experiences a creative slowdown. The condition ranges from difficulty in coming up with

Novel Launch

“How does a novel launch work?” “Usually, there’s an introduction, then the author [https://stuartlennon.com/adjectively-speaking/] reads a passage, perhaps a Q&A and then we buy a copy, get it signed, quick glass of wine and off for supper.” “It will be in English, won’t it?

Book? What book?

Book It’s been quiet on the book front this week. By quiet, I mean that I have been writing for the blog, for Nero’s Notes and for the jobby-job. Not one word has been written on Sean. Deadlines As in Just one hour [https://stuartlennon.com/just-one-hour/], and
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