Category: word count

Back in black

Ok, so other commitments that have been severely eating in to my writing time have finally buggered off for a bit. I have now have time to concentrate on my novel again…oh bollocks, I’ll have to think of some other excuses not to finish it now…answers on a postcard, please. The plan is (yes, I …

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Winning flash

Woo, just found out I won Lily’s Friday Prediction, with my entry ‘Picasso’. Apparently it’s a ‘slavering, horror ride’ How’s that for a plug! For those of you who don’t know, Lily Childs runs a flash fiction contest every week in which you have to weave three randomly selected words into a 100-word story. It’s …

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W is for word count

Sin #22: Quantity over quality “It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.” Mahatma Gandhi Now I can’t speak for God, but as a reader I can definitely confirm the above statement is true! There are far too many writers out there who rely solely on word count. …

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