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The Writer’s Life According To… series. This time we’re going old school with one of the best animated movies ever made, The Emperor’s New Groove!
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When you try to write a new scene but it just isn’t happening.
When you pick up the red editing pen for the first time.
Reading over the edit notes you scribbled down two months ago.
When your outline is so thorough but you still find a plot hole.
When you’re not sure whether or not to feel bad about killing off a character.
When your story finally gets accepted by a publisher.
When you tell the coffee-shop barista you’re a writer.
When world-building starts to take shape.
When you and your editor wrap up a project.
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The Writer’s Life According To…
Winnie The Pooh
It’s back, and this time we’re looking at the wonderful wizarding world of writing! Sort of. I’ve lost track of the number of instalments in this blog series, but oh well. The writer’s life according to Harry Potter:
When you finish writing that epic climax.
Discovering the joys of a thesaurus.
When you check your book sales.
Gotta weed out those cliches…
The dangers of not bringing a notebook.
Yet another typo.
There are some reasons to go out…
When you need reviews for a book release.
Giving your characters a heads-up.
No, you will not “ship” my characters!
As usual, none of these gifs belong to me. All gifs can be found at giphy.com.
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The rest of the series, The Writer’s Life According To…
Winnie the Pooh
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Oh, bother. Here we go again! As usual, none of these gifs belong to me. All of them can be found on giphy.com.
When you run out of motivational snacks.
That first 5-star review.
What you spend 90% of your time doing.
When formatting time rolls around…
Self-publishing in a nutshell.
When people ask what it’s like to be a writer.
New books and your bank account.
When minor characters try steal all the attention.
“Can I be a character in your next book?”
Those pesky buy-my-book messages on social media.
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This is turning into a series, I guess. Oh well. Here we go! The writer’s life as told in gifs by the minions from Despicable Me!
If you haven’t already, go check out part one of “The Writer’s Life According To…” (
Jack Sparrow) and part two ( Sheldon Cooper)!
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When a brilliant idea hits you in public…
…but your editor has other ideas.
Trying to prove your prose meets a higher standard.
Following a ‘marketer’ on social media.
When all your plot points finally click together.
Getting that long-awaited email from an agent/publisher.
This character needs some conflict…
How you picture your first book signing.
When people interrupt you to chat.
Keep calm and write on, friends!
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