Tag Archives: trying to write

#23 Re-write the first five chapters and send them to another agent

The feedback I received from the first agent was very positive and specific enough for me to make some changes to the first five chapters including the addition of new chapters which revealed the backstory of the protagonist I more … Continue reading

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#21 checking emails

Once the first five chapters, synopsis and cover letter have been sent to the agent there is the prolonged period of waiting for the response. Despite the fact that the website clearly states: allow ten to twelve weeks for a … Continue reading

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#19 follow the US presidential race.

To be honest, it’s pretty difficult to avoid the US presidential campaign at the moment. Trump provides such great entertainment for everyone.  He even features in my daughter’s school assembly. It seems astonishing sometimes who the  US populus are willing … Continue reading

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#18 Avoid the Zika virus

Public health campaigns have gone into overdrive as back yards all over the country are searched for standing water which might harbour the larvae of the mosquito responsible for spreading the latest threat to humanity, the Zika virus. The virus … Continue reading

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#17 Get Married

Getting married offers a plethora of opportunities to avoid writing while still exercising your creative juices. First there’s the proposal which offers a range of interesting possibilities. For example, I considered proposing through the medium of Karaoke but in the … Continue reading

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#12 Listen to Test Match Special

OK, so the theory is that it’s on in the background while I write. I don’t know about you but I can’t write in complete silence I need the radio on in the background and usually listen to Radio 2, … Continue reading

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