Category: aggghh

Sep 27

Nobody’s Fault But Mine…

“Got a monkey on my back. Got a monkey on my back. Gonna change my ways tonight. Nobody’s fault but mine.” Same shit, different day – lack of motivation, writer’s block, lazyarseitis…whatever you call it, I haven’t worked on anything new (or old come to that) for a while now. I haven’t even shuffled through …

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Nov 28

The Mystery of the Missing Chunk

Seriously, before you read this post…find your latest novel/short/poem/screenplay and hit SAVE! Hit it multiple times, hit it with vigour and purpose, hit it with a large tree branch ripped from the nearest Larch! Don’t do that last one, it will probably do more computer harm than good. I’m telling you this because I’ve just lost …

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Nov 03

Punch the walrus

Sometimes I avoid doing certain things because they make me angry, not necessarily because they’re bad things but because I’m easy to wind up. But then I realise everything makes me angry to some degree. You think this would make for an easy decision, if I’m going to be pissed off either way, and I …

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Nov 12

The masses are panicking

We’re all going to die! The sky is falling! Our novels are doomed! No one will ever love me! I can’t feel my legs! Is that Godzilla? We’re all doo… [We interrupt this broadcast to bring you a special news bulletin] You’re not going to die, you’re legs are still there, that’s not Godzilla, and …

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Nov 11

‘Just’ is a horrible word…

Just think about how maybe times you say it during any given day. Ten times? Twenty? More? Just five more minutes in bed; just one more tea break; an extra long lunch, just today; just as soon as my boss leaves, I will; just one more episode before I sit down and write; just one …

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