Fantastic season at the Writing Races

Last night was our last Writing Race for Season 2 (and also my last race as moderator) and I would like to take a moment to reflect on what a wonderful season it has been. Moderating the Writing Races this season has strengthened my belief that writing should not be a solitary pursuit. As writers it’s … Continue reading »

Peter M. Ball: Working past writing road blocks

At last night’s Writing Race, speculative fiction author Peter M. Ball gave us some great insights into his writing process and some tips for getting past those pesky writing road blocks. Author Peter M. Ball with Spokesbear Finding inspiration I usually find inspiration at the intersection of two or three ideas that don’t really seem … Continue reading »

November Writing Frenzy!

There’s something in the air, can you feel it? Writers everywhere are planning, focussed, determined, motivated… I call it the NaNo Effect. Even if you’re not signed up to write a novel this November, the impetus to write is everywhere around you. It’s a vortex, sucking you in to a wonderful world of words on … Continue reading »