Find What You Love and Let It Kill You

James Rhodes. I can’t take credit for finding this article. I read about it in a blog post by Steven Pressfield the Author of the famous War of Art. This article has become one of my all time favourites. It’s my go to article when I feel down and it reminds me of the struggle of creating that we all have and that I’m not working hard enough! My favourite part is ‘We seem to have evolved into a society of mourned and misplaced creativity.’ I’m ripping it off lock, stock and barrel from Steven Pressfield’s Blog. Find What You Love and Let It Kill You  My life as a concert pianist can […]

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Why The Triangle Is Perfect For Fiction

I have three main characters in my current novel. The protagonist has two besties. Simple enough. This wasn’t intentional but it turns out The Triangle is universal in all fiction and there are reasons why The Triangle works so well. Let’s say Harry met Sally and fell in love. The number of interactions that there could be would only be two. Harry’s relationship with Sally and Sally’s with Harry. Add an extra character say called George and now you have 6 possible interactions. Harry + Sally Sally + Harry Harry + George George + Harry George + Sally Sally + George   If you added another character you would have […]

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