Friday, March 25, 2011

ten rules for writing

Current work: new Riva (a little less curdled, but still – oh, why did I use that metaphor? Now I want lemon cake, which is a Very Bad Thing, My GP told me on Weds during the blood pressure discussion that when you’re over 40, each year your muscles decrease in efficiency by 1%, and this is why every year it gets harder and harder to maintain weight, let alone lose it -sigh)
Listening to: Chopin
Reading: next on TBR

I am still under the deadline cosh. Plus I had to do a quick shopping dash this morning to pick up midnight feast goodies (daughter’s friend is coming for a sleepover), and I’ll make some cookies tonight after school. (And we lose an hour's sleep this weekend, sob!)

So today I just have a link for you – though it’s a really good one. Ten rules for writing fiction. (I stole said link from lovely Sue Welfare, btw.) Am about to follow Neil Gaiman’s first rule, but I did skim them quickly and there’s some pure gold among this lot – Margaret Atwood made me laugh, for the right reasons. And I am SO with Elmore Leonard about ‘said’...


Lacey Devlin said...

Thanks for the link!

Kate Hardy said...

Pleasure :o)