The eccentric writer (12) – All that drama over a fall down the stairs

This was something I posted on my Facebook page two years ago. Can't decide if I find my over-imagination stupid, unnecessary, annoying or all of the above spring-rolled together with some other terms which my just-woken-up mind is too lazy to think of. But I guess I'm just another writer with more mind on her … Continue reading The eccentric writer (12) – All that drama over a fall down the stairs

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The eccentric writer (11) – What you read is not always what you write

I love gore. I love war and well-written fight scenes. I love how some people can transfer their visions of combat into words and dedicate more than two chapters of their book to just that one battle. I love action. I also love Mage, wizardry, witchcraft, spell-binding and the world of the afterlife. Not those … Continue reading The eccentric writer (11) – What you read is not always what you write

The eccentric writer (9) – Squeezing it into the routine

2,346 words One minute elbow plank 1,803 words 40 bicycle crunches 3,076 words 20 right side plank (hip-lift) 20 left side plank (hip-lift) 2,228 words 30 knee hugs 1,892 words One minute full plank 20 right side plank (leg-lift) 20 left side plank (leg-lift) 2,876 words 40 flutter kicks 1,982 words One minute elbow plank … Continue reading The eccentric writer (9) – Squeezing it into the routine

The eccentric writer (8) – Writing is like wall-climbing

I'm on a roll It feels like a good day in the climbing gym Bouldering from one problem to the next Climbing wall after wall It is such a good feeling Adrenaline pumping Muscles tightening I want to keep going until my arms are sore Until my limbs start to shake Until the skin on my … Continue reading The eccentric writer (8) – Writing is like wall-climbing

The eccentric writer (6) – Facebooking, meme-ing, blogging

Reads a few lines. Notices a certain word that has been annoyingly repeated within the same paragraph. Looks word up on Google for synonyms. Replaces word. Reads a few more lines. Finds some vexatious phrases. Rewrites phrases. *Facebook notification alert* Checks Facebook. Replies comments. Refreshes newsfeed. Finds something interesting on newsfeed. Shares that interesting post. Spends another … Continue reading The eccentric writer (6) – Facebooking, meme-ing, blogging

The eccentric writer (5) – Amnesia

I keep getting interrupted while I am editing. Chores, phone calls, wails, hunger... Everything seems to get in the way. It's not easy remembering where you stopped when you've read (and rewritten) the whole damn book a million times. But sometimes I wish I had amnesia. So I would be able to forget the actual … Continue reading The eccentric writer (5) – Amnesia