I figured I would continue to post my entries every week, seeing as I keep submitting them to fellow bloggers challenges, and it’s a nice place to keep a log of them. Last week I did three challenges, if you fancy a challenge you should definitely enter, they are only quick and it always helps to exercise your writing muscles. [Read more…] about Writing Challenge Entries #2
Archives for March 2015
***Warning*** Audience Participation Required!
What is it that makes us creative? I mean other than the obvious grey matter, neurological synapse firing and conscious and subconscious minds? [Read more…] about The Shocking Truth About Creativity
If you would like to be featured like this on my blog, drop me a line.
The next author in this series is my wonderfully talented Uncle Ruary. Which makes me even more honoured to feature him in this series.
Ruary has two books currently published see the photos below, or you can visit his website to find out more. [Read more…] about Interview With Author Ruary Mackenzie Dodds
My aim here, is to see if I can convince you to get up close and personal with your own inner psycho…
Have you ever watched Dexter? If you haven’t, you should. It’s great, Wiki says:
‘Dexter is an American television drama series. Set in Miami, the series centers on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a blood spatter pattern analyst for Miami Metro Police Department who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of the justice system.’ [Read more…] about The Dexter Effect – How to use your inner 'Psycho' to write better – The Crafting Characters Series #5
I took this photo in Nepal, the children playing with tyres on the uneven road still moves me. If you’re inspired by the photo write a few words, a poem, or a story and I will post them with my next writespiration.
In part one, I outlined why I didn’t like constructive criticism. As a brief summary,
You damage yourself, It makes you feel like shit, Criticism is negative, Criticism slows you down, Asking for criticism shuts your brain down, Giving constructive criticism makes me feel like crap, Just because society says so, isn’t good enough, Writers deserve respect not criticism, It’s ok not to be criticised. [Read more…] about 9 Surprising Reasons You NEED to Stop Asking For Constructive Criticism Part II