Posts Tagged ‘lurgy’

half-face illness

Monday, November 7th, 2011

A bits and pieces sort of post this morning.  Brain is not cooperating fully and is demanding eggs and fruitcake.
Working on novel yesterday – not the ‘finished’ draft, but the half-written novel I abandoned in order to write the other novel. I was so incredibly stuck with it when I gave it up, and [...]

stuff and things

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Wrote 400 words of a new short story yesterday. (Go me!)
After the thoughtful discussions here and on facebook yesterday about settings in fiction, I found myself having a very clear idea of when and where these new characters were. It’s interesting to remind myself that the very fact of writing about a place adds [...]

love medicine

Monday, October 31st, 2011

I am lurgified. My head feels like it has been stuffed with bees. In case you are not sure, this is a bad thing. Please feel sorry for me.
Anyway. On with the blogathon.
Recently I read Love Medicine, by Louise Erdrich. It is beautifully written. Her characters are so vividly realised that you can [...]