The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye is the fifth instalment in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series and the second written by David Lagercrantz. It is a moderately entertaining quick read.
Take a look at the first draft of what will be the second chapter of Fox Freed.
Writing is a life skill. The lessons you learn in being a writer translate into almost every aspect of your life. They become the foundations of everything that you do and influence how you approach and perceive daily obstacles.
Resolutions can be fatal. We've broken as many as we've made. Lose weight, get fit, meditate, save money, write a book. The idea of making a new year's resolution has become a running joke for many. Most of us realise we probably won't make it past the first month of the year before we slip back into our old bad habits. Resolutions are becoming almost a curse, the opposite of their intention.
Learning how to ignore your self-doubt and loathing as a writer and simply carry on is a necessary skill to harbour as an effective writer.
Read the first 1000 words of the Fox Freed manuscript, to lick your appetite to what is to come.
It's something that is often grained into us, not only as writers but in everyday life: strive for perfection. But is this mantra really attainable? Never. Could the journey to perfection damage our opportunities for good writing instead? Absolutely! Should we just give up in striving for excellence? No. The first problem in the idea [...]