Making, Baking, Writing, No Reading, New Job

The term break has come, and while I enjoy more time with the kids, it also means less time for work, which in turn means writing after they went to bed (and sometimes before they wake up, but they can be hard to beat on that front; current wordcount: 67k). While I am struggling to […]

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Writing and Making

As you might know I am currently participating in a writer’s course (Draft your novel in 16 weeks), and so I am now indeed in the middle of writing the largest piece I have ever written. I hope it will end up being a novel. At this point I wouldn’t even mind if it turned […]

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Look, I made a Book!

The last three weeks have been exhausting: My plan had been to finish with 346 before I start my writing course, but of course that didn’t happen. Actually I am still not finished, which means I fail the deadline for the Exhibition in Venice where I wanted to enter it. Then there was half-term, and […]

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A model of a model, a print, and Writing

It has finally started, my 16 week long novel writing course with Deborah Bailey at the Nottingham Writer’s Studio. Yesterday was the first session, and I can feel my mind buzzing. I hope I’ll indeed finish that book of which I have bits in my head since summer 2018 when I got a high fever […]

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Working on a Weekend, and 346 still not finished

  I don’t really know where the last four weeks went that passed since my last blogpost. I worked on finishing the scrolls, making the tubes for them, planning/making boxes to hold all together, and in between added more details to the model. On pretty much all fronts I encountered problems that kept me from […]

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