Category: A-Z blogging challenge

Apr 01

A is for ‘…and another thing!’

…and also for ‘arseholes’. I figured since I Meldrew (yes, Meldrew is a perfectly acceptable verb in this case!) on a daily basis (read: hourly basis) I could at the very least put this ranty energy to some sort of productive use. Therefore this year’s A- Z Challenge will mostly be angry old man rants, …

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Apr 30

Z is for Zeroable

The A-Z challenge is drawing to a close. By now you should be sick of reading letter themed posts, bored to tears with the tenuous connections people make between random words and their intended subject, and fed up to the back teeth of learning new words. You’re probably also not even here, as I’ve been …

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Apr 30

Y is for Yeasty

Bouncing off the walls should be a familiar sensation to writers, whether it’s due to the excitement of a new story or a result of downing your forty-second cup of coffee of the day. That yeasty – being full of vitality, productivity, or creativity – feeling that has you clambering for the keyboard, bashing out …

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Apr 28

X is for Xanthic

You yellow-bellied, lily-livered, lowdown, spineless, pusillanimous, gutless, chicken-shit, excuse for a writer! You wouldn’t dare write that! Or have your character do this. You make me sick…COWARD! Admit it, go on! There are things you won’t dare write, things you won’t dare try. *shakes head in disgust* You wouldn’t catch me wussing out (I’m too …

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Apr 28

W is for Whhhaaaa??!

Say whaaaat? What was the last thing you read that made you giraffe neck and exclaim “whhhaaaa??!”? It doesn’t have to be something disturbing or shocking. It could be a twist you didn’t see coming, or a protagonist/antagonist acting so out of character you don’t believe your eyes. Maybe the author hid something from you …

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