Archive for the 'Inspiration' Category

Choicest Cuts: Bleak House (Part Three)

Sorry about not posting last week – my internet was down because some diggers (treasure hunters?) with machinery decided it would be fun to hit a cable. I’m completely back now though, or at least until I get my new PC some time next week, which will mean another short period of absence from the […]

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Choicest Cuts: Bleak House (Part Two)

After the previous episode, it’s time to look at some more quotes from Bleak House and see how you can use them to inspire you in your own writing. Reminiscing Characters “A family home,” he ruminates as he marches along, “however small it is, makes a man like me look lonely. But it’s well I […]

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Choicest Cuts: Bleak House (Part One)

Welcome to the first edition of Choicest Cuts, a feature that’s all about the best bits from books I’ve read, with some writing advice sprinkled in. If you were expecting something about actual meat as opposed to literary victuals, I have to disappoint you, because I don’t eat meat. Also, don’t expect this to be […]

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I dream of video games

I know this site is all about writing, and video games are these things where you run and jump and blow people up, so they have no business being here, right? Well, if you think that, you’d be wrong. Video games can be hugely inspiring to writers. Sometimes it helps kill some time when you’re […]

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