The quality of affirmation

What a mercurial life writers lead! Last week I was down in the dumps, trying to use logic to convince myself that I had some right to the title ‘writer’. This week, I am back on top of the world.
And all because a kind lady called Liane Gentry Sky left a comment on my novel [...]

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Posted in General on Aug 10th, 2009, 9:33 am by althea     

Am I a writer?

Recently, I wrote a short story for a writing course. I had a suspicion that all good writers needed to master short stories before being allowed to graduate to the long kind… So I wrote it, got an ‘A’, and assumed it was pretty good. A friend, who is an astute critic, read it. Her [...]

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Posted in General on Aug 2nd, 2009, 5:31 pm by althea