I’m a writer.
I’ve been a writer for close to 28 years – since I was four in fact.
I started off in fan fiction – writing stories based on the cartoons and programmes I watched, and the books I read. And then I moved to my own stuff – my first novel was called ‘Ascendant’ – and was the story of a spaceship which sat on the junction to the ends of everything. At 13, I was even really into exploring environments, and apparently, hard sci-fi because I wrote quite a detailed explanation of the convergence between the drive and the ‘problems’ people were seeing.
I’ve gone on to outline 50 novels, a couple of hundred short stories, more blog posts and articles than I can count and more. I love writing. Which is why, though this is meant to be a personal blog, I’ll always talk writing here.
In the next few weeks, I’m going to try to tackle some of the biggies, the difference between the ‘I’ in writing and the person writing it, why ‘adult material’ isn’t necessarily ‘adult’ content, and why writing under pen names isn’t cowardice. If you’ve got any other stuff you’d like me to tackle, I’d love to hear about it.