First quarter check-in: what I’ve done

I revived this blog as an accountability tool. Seeing as we've officially entered a new season (Autumn for us Antipodeans, Spring for the Northerners out there) I figured it was about time for a check-in. That ole voice-of-doom that resides in my head was up to no good again: as I sat down to review … Continue reading First quarter check-in: what I’ve done

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Criticism vs critique

What the difference is & how to take it

Finding your voice as a writer

When I first started writing again, I joined an online forum where you could share writing and get feedback from other writers. One comment I got was that I needed to find my voice. What does that mean? I asked them, I asked myself, I asked other writers. The answers, when they came, were vague … Continue reading Finding your voice as a writer

Is failing fast and often good for writers?

Was it only 4 weeks ago I recommitted to doing a weekly blog post? And look: I've failed already. I completely forgot about doing a post last week. In my Real Life™, I occasionally work on software development projects, where failing fast and failing often is a virtue. In which case, I'm an angel. I … Continue reading Is failing fast and often good for writers?