The hardest lesson over the last 6 months, since I quit my job and threw myself into self-employment, has been learning the value of uncertainty.
Update: go here for my more recent 10-part series on storytelling for beginners. Storytelling. It’s not just for fun. It underpins everything. And I have a lot to say on this topic. So I put it all into an ebook. Click here to download “Storytelling or How To Make People Care About Anything“ (PDF, 6.5mb) Problems opening when saved to … Read More
This is a post about the lies I tell myself when I’m writing.
Last year I wrote a couple of posts about what I’d learned so far about being a freelance writer. As expected, the one where I listed my faults got more traffic than the one where I paraded my triumphs (perhaps my “I’m a klutz” personal branding thing is proving a little too successful). But it was a fun exercise, and it … Read More
Read the title? Good. Let’s start a story.
So, HBO’s Game of Thrones… Politics, sex, treachery, violence, more sex, more politics, urinating off the edge of the world, intrigue, betrayal, Sean Bean dead yet again, yet more sex, and then a lovely sexual torture scene to round things off. (Look, are you sure there was this much sex in A Game Of Thrones, because…? Well, yeah).