I Have Fingers of Thunder

Johny Thundersbeard does not procrastinate about writing

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Writers Rehab

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August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Writing Prompt: Family Blackmail

Your main character is  a fearless 59 year-old woman. The story begins in a cinema. Someone is being blackmailed. It’s a story about family ties. Your character takes control of … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Writing to Spec

I dont care too much for labels. It’s not that I’m against them, it’s just that I don’t really care when they get used. Take the use of  Speculative Fiction … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

dare to daydream

The best time for planning a book is while you’re doing the dishes. Agatha Christie Letting in the theta waves is a great way to let ideas come to you … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The answer to “How do I keep writing” at last!

I’ve had this one in the bottom of the bag for a couple of days. A little bit of synergy happened to me the other day. I was at work, … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

5 Steps to Plotting Individual scenes

I have developed a new writing formula for plotting scenes. It is a breakdown process suitable for the smaller story arcs that should be found in any longer narrative. It … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Victory Day

Just wrote 196 words on my next scene for No Rest. This is the biggest lead up scene to a giant action event and pivotal moment. I’ve been obviously been … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

3 Tips on How NOT to Write Fiction

Tip #1: Paint Your House. The outside. Tip #2: When painting the parts of the house that no one will ever see (like roof side window sills on a cathedral … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making Words Count: Flashback Sequences

Last night, on a whim, I started a random story. I wrote 226 words before my nerves got the better of me. It was trash, but it was meant to … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hello World of Writers!

Watch me battle my Writers Brick. Writers Procrastination? Try having Writers Constipation! I’ve never been short of ideas, they fill my every living moment. It’s action I’m a little short … Continue reading

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