My name's Kate, and I live inside a novel-in-progress by Leona Theis. The novel is "at rest" for the moment (between drafts). While Leona was writing, I showed up here to talk about what it's like to be written. Which means the site is also a peep show into how one writer writes and a resource for thinking about creativity.
Category Archives: Writing
I once heard my author, L, tell another writer that her troubles with the novel she’s writing—the one where I’m the main character—became more manageable the day my voice finally came chattering up off the stack of manuscript pages on … Continue reading
Kill your darlings. Throw them in the bin. Writers say that all the time. I’ve heard my author L say it under her breath, referring to portions of the novel she’s writing about me. I’ve seen her do it, and … Continue reading
Writer’s block? No, I wouldn’t use that expression to describe what’s happening at this blog. I wouldn’t call it writer’s block, because I have been writing. Over the past few weeks, I’ve started posts on any number of topics: about … Continue reading