Keep them doggies rollin’

I’ve developed a taste for finishing things. Finishing things has long been my problem. Of Heinlein’s Rules, number 2 is the one I break time and again. There are reasons. I’ve been learning to write, many of my unfinished stories will stay that way because I’ve learned what I needed to learn from them. And now as my writing improves, I’m finding ways of finishing stories that I did not know how to finish before. And I’m getting more disciplined and determined, which is a big part of the battle. I’m on a finishing roll, and I’m going to keep it rollin’.

And you can help.

If you see me in the street ask me ‘Have you finished that story?’ If you see me on instant chat then message me ‘Have you finished that story?’. Twitter me, or email me ‘Have you finished that story?’ Leave a comment on every post I make ‘Have you finished that story?’ In short, I need nagging, and you may just be the person to nag me. And as an incentive, consistent naggers will get special gifts as and when i finish things.

NEXT TO BE FINISHED: The Hundredth Master of Ninja Assassin

David Barnett commemorates Robert Holdstock, the author of Mythago Wood who died this weekend.

Siobhan Logan provides very comprehensive notes from talk on The Entrepreneurial Writer last week.

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