this book will make you laugh, and give a sigh of relief that you aren't the clumsiest and scattiest person in the world after all.
you may be one of the 83% of the world who wants to write a book, has started writing a book, feels they have a book 'in them' if this is you, get started with 'out of your head and onto the page'
Crazy times - I have been interviewed four times this week, and have been asked some expected, cool and crazy questions, you will have to keep your eyes peeled (or click the follow link) to be among the first to read the interviews when they are released.
I have been wanting to trace the family history for years, I remember promising myself that when I finished my degree, and had more time then I would start. Then I did the counselling course, and then I started writing the book.
Looking at how close I am to having written he 10,000 hours that you ‘need’ to become an expert in your field I have to assume that it started from when I did my degree, I spent time researching what I was writing as well as putting together what I wanted to say in a way that someone else would be able to understand it, so that is my start
Writing for the sake of writing, just about anything seems like an odd way to learn your craft, but thanks to How to be a writer by Sally O'Reilly thinking about how you need 10,000 hours to be expert
This is exactly what it says on the tin, I am going to write for five minutes a day, every day for the next month - without thinking it over, considering or planning (as if I would anyway) and then share it with you, as I look back on it the following day it might be possible to try and evolve a story. It is kind of like you sharing my brain for a few days - you poor unfortunately people.
Exciting times my first offical interview comes out on today, on the book review blog 'Whispering Stories'.