Inconsistencies can cost a lot. Money from potential clients. Readers from future books. Votes from future elections.
Mess is king! Lockdown is a good time for tidying up and rediscovering those half finished stories – but to tidy up, you have to have mess to start with!
So, instead of a long ride to mark restrictions easing, I have decided to change the post’s image. A slow, creep through a crack in the door. We’re getting there. Slowly. We’re getting there.
Who knows, maybe this will strengthen me to start a novel?
How is it May already? When I started this series of blog posts it was March. What happened to April?
Things I’ve started, but not continued with, since lockdown began!
Why do we write? What is it about our stories and information that means that we have to keep it in the written form?
Tonight is World Book Night. And to coincide with this event, it was revealed that many more people are turning to books to see them through the lockdown.
Chris Cassidy, one of the US astronauts, told the Associated Press: “…and where were you when coronavirus was happening […] I’ll have my own interesting story to tell”.
What stories shall we tell?
Whilst there might not be much inspiration from the world outside, I decided I would actively look for stimuli during lockdown (not including the internet!).