My Writing Life Diary #Writer #BookNews #WriterBlog

Welcome to my Writing Life Diary This week I have been trying to finish rewriting a first draft. I often find trying to finish writing a story can sometimes be just as hard as starting one. This week my motivation trickled away once I got into the final quarter. I found myself finding comfort in […]

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10 Things We Ask Ourselves After Rewriting Our Draft Novel #Writer #AmWriting

Ever rewritten a draft of your novel? Now, I am not talking about revising a couple of chapters…I mean rewriting the ENTIRE draft! I have just finished rewriting 73k words of my draft novel, so this post has been based on my experience. For noting, this is my current mental and physical state. Swap brunette […]

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Why Your Second Draft Is About Holding On & Letting Go #MondayBlogs #Writers

  Second drafts are hard! The best quote to sum up a second draft is from the film The Matrix (1999). ‘Buckle your seatbelt Dorothy, because Kansas is going bye-bye!’ – Cypher The second draft changes everything. In some cases it can lead to your first draft becoming unrecognisable. This is the drafting stage where […]

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