Writing

Back to It

February 25th, 2008

I’m back in the world of Poke Rafferty, both figuratively and literally. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 1:34 AM

The Nozers

January 22nd, 2008

Not to sound self-important, but I’ve discovered one of the most important components of the human psyche. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 11:50 AM

Writing Resolutions

January 1st, 2008

In 2008, I will: Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 6:25 PM

Once a Week Ain’t Enough

December 27th, 2007

It is extremely peculiar to be writing and “publishing” a novel in weekly increments. It’s really screwing with my process, and I keep finding myself in the deep end of the pool when I thought the water came up only to my knees. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 8:36 PM

Ten Rules to Easy Pieces

December 3rd, 2007

Once in a while I’m asked to write an article — short, nonfictional, and presumably interesting. Here are my ten rules, or, rather suggestions, for this kind of writing Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 11:59 AM

The Writing Session (3)

November 21st, 2007

This is getting longer than War and Peace. This final installment is really a roundup of some reasons why you want to schedule regular sessions, keep to the schedule, and write often whether you feel like it or not, whether it’s going well or not, whether you’ve got other things to do, or not. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 11:24 AM

The Starting Line

November 18th, 2007

Nothing is more fun for me than beginning to write a novel. Sitting down with that electric feeling that comes when I enter an entirely new world, expecting that this time the book’s going to stay on track, this time I’ll manage my characters instead of letting them manage me Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 11:08 AM

The Writing Session (2)

November 16th, 2007

In the first of these posts, I talked about two points: the importance of regular writing sessions, and how to reduce resistance to actually doing them. This section is about making those sessions productive. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 10:34 PM

The Writing Session (1)

November 10th, 2007

Technorati Profile Ninety-nine percent of people who quit writing before they finish their project do so because they can’t manage the writing session. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 7:08 PM

Cover Story

November 7th, 2007

Technorati Profile The folks at [tag]William Morrow[/tag] just sent me the cover art for the second [tag]Poke Rafferty[/tag] novel, [tag]THE FOURTH WATCHER[/tag], and I’m knocked out. Here it is Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 5:27 PM

 

 
 

 

 
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