Today I spent an hour or so going through the BITE Model in order to map out the rules and beliefs the authorities in my novel instil and enforce. The BITE model is a test laid out by Steven Hassan to see if an organisation is a cult. I spoke about this a little in … Continue reading World Building
I've not much to say today. I'm sleepy and have a nagging pain about my shoulder. Life has felt a little busier, and dare I say it, a bit more hopeful, as of late. Perhaps there will be an eventual end to this lockdown? Recently I've been watching a lot of youtube around cult mentality, … Continue reading Learning about Cults?
Im struggling to get my brain back into gear. Something has stopped me from writing. be it insecurity or just plain sleepiness. Last week I submitted a piece to DD and since then I've barely written a thing. today i opened up my novel and remembered why. The next thing I need to write is … Continue reading Public Speaking
Yesterday and this morning I have been focusing on giving readings for my Thursday writing group. It's become an online group since Covid-19. Technically i suppose there's no point keeping to one day, however I shall be continue to give my feedback on a thursday. I do well with routine and deadlines. I'm not sure … Continue reading Does Drawing Count As Writing?
I managed to scribble down a few more words of my first chapter. Today's writing involved researching seizures. So much of my research leads me to the NHS website. It's another work day so I'm happy I got anything down. My cat has decided I make a fine bed and is demanding a fuss, her paws stretched up … Continue reading Every Little Helps
So I finished off my location research today and started writing a brief description for each. So far I've written two and am half way through the third. I think once I've done the locations I'm going to write a solid description for each character. Just a few of my favourite images Today's Wordcount 273
I've been having lots of fun today fleshing out my world. Going through my scene plan I've listed all the main locations in my novel. I then collected images to get a feel for space. Here's a few of my favourite images from the day. Today's wordcount 331