Writing 101, Day Three: Committing to a writing practice

I'm not entirely sure how to go about following the instructions here. According to Writing 101, I need to write about the three most important songs in my life. But of course, now I'm told to write about them, I can't even think of three important songs, never mind the most important. If I write … Continue reading Writing 101, Day Three: Committing to a writing practice

Writing 101, Day Two: Setting description

The rain tumbled down from the dark grey clouds, lightning flashing and thunder rolling. It poured from the eaves of the buildings in Queenstown, and poured from the thatched rooves as it did the beards and cowls of the people forced to walk the streets. On days like today, when the sun barely lightened the … Continue reading Writing 101, Day Two: Setting description

Writing 101, Day One: 20 minutes of freewriting

His eye jolted open at the sound of a distant screaming. His arms and legs were cold, his clothes and hair stuck to him with water. Saltwater and gritty sand covered his lips. He didn't know where he was. Razir had fallen asleep in his room at the inn, exhausted, fresh into port. He didn't … Continue reading Writing 101, Day One: 20 minutes of freewriting

Writing courses, Linux courses

I've decided to sign up to the Writing 201 course over at the Daily Post. It's focussed mostly on editing from what I can see, but there's some workshopping in there too. I'm debating working my way through Writing 101 as well, starting this weekend. I should be packing for the move, but I'm sure … Continue reading Writing courses, Linux courses