Writing

Ping-Pong

I am a creative, an artist, a well of ideas and inspiration…. and sometimes it sucks! Yep, sucks. I struggle; I find it hard to tell myself to keep going, to keep trying, to ignore the little voice in my head telling me: ‘You’re just not good enough.’ (This is the same voice that proclaims… Continue reading Ping-Pong

Writing

Seeking a ‘Sustainable, Creative Balance’

In a 1963 BBC interview, J RR Tolkien said of his novel Lord of the Rings: ‘I began as soon as The Hobbit was out (1937)… I wrote the last… in about 1949’ It took Tolkien 12 years to write the 473k words of Lord of the Rings – WWII was raging, he was in… Continue reading Seeking a ‘Sustainable, Creative Balance’