Blog entries by Maverick_nc

  1. I recently completed the first draft of my memoir and filed it away to look at with a fresh set of peepers. Upon revisiting my work it was plain to see that, even in first draft form, it is nowhere near the level of writing I want. I had expected it to be poor quality so this wasn't a surprise, but what did surprise me was just how little of myself I had left on the page. It's a memoir and...
  2. I sit here, uncomfortably, as an unhealthy torrent of overthinking floods my brain. Is this too big for me? It's MY story, no-one else can tell it. Thus far, my attempts at creating a readable memoir have resulted in simply telling the stories, as they happened. Not good enough. You need to explore the themes, the universal truths in the personal scenarios which are applicable to all. I...
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