Archive | June, 2009

Time to Get Down to Some Writing

This breathing space has been good, hasn’t it? I’m going to take just a little more of it - another week - then it’s time to get down to some serious work.  Including some serious writing I’m making some headway at last on the memoir writing I’m doing as I learn the art and the [...]

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10 Things to To Do When You Lose Your Blogging Voice

10 Things to To Do When You Lose Your Blogging Voice

There are times when blogging seems easy.  Natural.  Maybe even like breathing. Other times though when it’s hard.  Awkward.  Perhaps you feel like you’ve become a stranger on your own blog.  Or that there’s nothing more  you can add to the words that pour out into the blogosphere, day after busy posting day. Perhaps it [...]

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Sitting On Top of the World

When is a cheese sandwich not a cheese sandwich? No, it’s not a riddle, it’s the opening line to a piece I wrote when I was in Mexico in 2006. I had gone to the mountains for the weekend, to the Sierra Norte in Oaxaca (the state I was living in for 3 months). I [...]

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Two New Sites on Writing

Two New Sites on Writing

The last couple of weeks saw the arrival of not just one but two new web resources for writers, and anyone who’s interested in writing. The Write Network The Write Network brings together articles and resources from a range of blogs and websites (including Confident Writing) It seems like a… Continue reading

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Scottish Sunshine

Scottish Sunshine

While I continue to take stock of my writing and blogging habits (yes, that’s what the theme of breathing space is for ), summer has arrived in Scotland in all its glory. Given that it might only last for a few days, it’s impossible not to try and soak up as much of it as [...]

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