Writing Talk: I’d Like To Have A Word…

I ran into an interesting problem just recently – someone asked to see some of my writing! This was a little outside the norm for me because while I’m always talking about it (and yes, actually doing it), it’s usually only once I fish around for someone to look around at my things that people want to see any of it. Today, basically right now, is a little different.

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The Clockmaker’s Folly (Part 2 of 5)

Originally when I looked into the whole idea of turning the story into a book, I wasn’t really sure how long it was going to take to write – or at one stage, how long it was going to be.There was a point where I really needed to start wrapping things up, though didn’t know precisely how it was meant to be.

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The Clockmaker’s Folly (Part 1 of 5)

Last February, I decided to write a short story for my then-girlfriend. I took inspiration from books, games and TV shows that were dear to us, plus little in-jokes. I used Elements Method. It was going to be 3-4 pages long, and be a Valentine’s Day gift.

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