P. D. Wright

Wrighting Blog

Writing a Description of Your Main Character in First Person

| October 6, 2011

Well, I suppose I should start with it’s been a long, long while.  I honestly have been thinking about blogging for several months now, but I didn’t know what to say.  Then an innocent question posted on my writer’s group forum spurred this monstrous reply and I thought, “Well, I guess I can make my [...]

Picking Your Novels

| May 23, 2010

I was talking (perhaps ” grumbling” is more accurate) to töff (from FSFW) about the short story I’ve been trying to write.  The story is The Betrayal of Mihangel and my problem is the more of the story I try to write the more obvious it is that it was never meant to BE a [...]

Things that Distract me from Writing

| May 5, 2010

I have thousands of ideas. They jump at me from everywhere I look, every person I meet, every night I dream (last night I dreamt that finishing a dissertation in economics involved fighting off a demon invasion; the core plot of the dream was preposterous – everyone knows it’s the Actuaries who fight evil – [...]