Pieces 13: Time is up
It's the last edition of Pieces and a chance to reflect on what went well and what I need to do in the future.
Pieces 12: Small changes
The writing retreat seems a long time ago already as I face up to reality, but still manage to make a little progress.
Pieces 11: Much commotion
Three days on since the end of my retreat and I am struggling to carve some time out amongst the family/work madness.
Pieces 10: A good sign
Last day of the writing retreat and it's been a tricky one, so I turn to some research and try to keep some perspective.
Pieces 09: Texture later
Day four or my writing retreat and I'm working on the opening and getting words on the page.
Pieces 08: One true opening
Day three of my writing retreat and I'm on to the opening, of which I have many. Time to cut these branches down.
Pieces 07: Scenes and scraps
Report from day two of my writing retreat which I mostly spent sorting material into usable scenes and scraps with potential.
Pieces 06: Mini discoveries
Day one of my writing retreat is all about Post its, finding all the good stuff and making some initial decisions.
Pieces 05: Birthday twins
Preparing for my writing retreat tomorrow with a couple of birthdays
Pieces 04: What's the plan?
Deciding what I'll be working on next week when my writing retreat begins. Basically, lots of outlining with Post its and a tricky opening.