ideas

The Novel Ideas Factory – A Writers Bane?

Something I read in Chuck Wendig’s birthday post here, resonated with me the other day: “For a long time I thought ideas were everything. I thought them precious pearls, when the reality is, they’re just driveway gravel.” Then today another author, Rachel Johns, said she had an idea for a book, then found it was […]

Too Many Stories

What do you do when you have a thousand different stories swirling around in your head? I’m asking, because its a problem I struggle with all the time – I have a lovely novel all lined up in my head, and I’ll be writing along merrily, then another idea will swamp me. Then another. Then […]

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