Latest MOOC – Start Writing Fiction – Open University…see the MOOC page on this blog
I like this illustration of the difference between story and plot “‘The king died, and then the queen died’ is a story. ‘The king died and then the queen died of grief’ is a plot.”
I have been dieting to reduce my blood sugar level. Boiled sweets are a thing of the past…have another oatcake?…yes,please! Overate over Christmas holidays…paying the price…it might have to be another no booze diet after the 6 Nations
Erich Fromm – well worth looking at his ideas. Greed will never give you enough, but it is possible to be the person you strive to be.
Some writing exercises for the MOOC course – see page on this blog. A lot of blogging and some doggerel. Draft odes might be of interest…or not?
Just trashy novels at the moment – currently the Complaints by Ian Rankin
I need to lose at least 15kg