Author Archives: Columbo

It’s in the name

The last post I did was around a month ago and was around NaNoWriMo prep. You will probably not be surprised to hear that one month on I have done…….. almost no prep. I am my own worst enemy. I … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017 Prep post

It’s that time of the year again when I make all these positive and “achievable” goals, a part of my writing journey whether I “win” or “lose” I love taking part. NaNoWriMo, the principal being, write! Don’t edit, don’t fact … Continue reading

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Writing group and accountability update

The writing group that I started with a friend had its second meeting a few weeks ago. It was good to get together and talk about writing with like minded people. One of the ideas a member came up with … Continue reading

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Technology vs Procrastination

I have posted quite a few times about how I procrastinate and in the writing magazines I often look at where other writers work, some in cafes, on the couch, in the garden some in offices I have tried a … Continue reading

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Writing Meetup

I have joined a few writing groups over the years and they all end up where no one talks for weeks on end and nothing seems to happen. So, this year I started a writing group with a fellow writer … Continue reading

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Sigh…..

When I was writing everyday there was no literary gems as such but it was a way of getting me writing everyday, since I stopped doing that I have stopped doing everything. That isn’t what I was hoping to get … Continue reading

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Why can’t I plan properly?

It’s really annoying, I know when things are due to start and yet I am never ready (writing related) I have been talking about Camp Nano for a few weeks and yet it was the start yesterday and although I … Continue reading

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30th June 2017 – Finish and Where now?

Well, when I started this I didn’t think I would manage to keep up with it. The post I have made throughout the month have not been long ones, most of them have just been small diary format. But it … Continue reading

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29th June 2017 – Cinema

I have made a post previously about the monthly card I pay for with Cineworld. Last year I saw 80 films and I was aiming to beat that this year. So far this year I have seen 45 films and … Continue reading

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28th June 2017 – Misspent Youth – Peter F Hamilton

On the family day out on Saturday we ended the day in Whitby, so I could visit a second hand bookshop there. While I was there I saw Misspent Youth again, I had previously not bought it as I wasn’t … Continue reading

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