March was a write-off (pardon the pun)
Copyright 2006 Diane Curran
I love hanging out with writers. They speak a different language to the ordinary non-creative person. They understand the excitement of creativity. They understand what it means to be in the zone. They know what you mean when you say that the character took on a life of their own and did something completely unexpected.
On Friday evening I attended a book launch for a friend’s book of poetry, aptly called Poet Tree. It was a good turn-out and I was able to speak to one of the judges of the short story competition in which I won second prize and reveal myself as the author of Beyond Happily Ever After. So we chatted about how the story came about and where I’m going with my writing. And I became the evening’s official photographer, but I was using my film SLR (my digital is sucking the life out of the batteries as soon as I put them in, or maybe the batteries are not recharging properly) so it will be a few days before I have photos, as I need to finish off the film.
Now I’m doing my homework for the writers’ group (and that is a rare occurrence, I’m usually too busy writing other stuff). The homework is the ‘Writer’s Journey’ so I am writing about my own journey as a writer so far. Will post to the blog when it is finished.