Author Archives: jebjork

Longer Nights

It’s getting darker in the mornings and evenings. The end of daylight savings will change that a little bit, but it’s still marching towards darker times. I am not an autumn/winter person, I miss the sun too much and can … Continue reading

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Book Review

Sometimes when reading non-fiction books I come across a book that I am nodding along to all the way through. Men Explain Things to Me, and other essays by Rebecca Solnit is one of those. I agreed with almost everything … Continue reading

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Preptober

It is less than a month left for my biggest writing challenge of the year, NaNoWriMo (Yes I know I’m going on about it). I am right in the middle of Preptober. Simply this mean I am doing everything I can … Continue reading

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October – FIRST

All through 2018, on the first day of the month I will publish a photograph and journal about what it means to me. This is an exercise I will do to further develop my writing. If you have the time … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo thoughts on research

This NaNoWriMo I had planned to do a sequel to my (unpublished) historical world war II novel. However a historical novel requires some (sometimes a lot) research. As I mentioned before I did not get as much writing and research done this … Continue reading

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Reading Classics

Every year I try to read at least one classic or modern classic novel. I think it is important to read really good literature, and my reasoning for picking classics as the yardstick is that they’re still around for a … Continue reading

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19 Goals Before 2019

Last year I came across the concept of setting 18 goals to accomplish before 2018, so this year I am doing the same but of course increasing the goals to 19. I found it very helpful last year to have … Continue reading

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Decisions

I didn’t do as much writing this summer as I would have liked to, because once I got the time off, I decided to focus on other things in my life. This week I am therefore determined to set some … Continue reading

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September – FIRST

All through 2018, on the first day of the month I will publish a photograph and journal about what it means to me. This is an exercise I will do to further develop my writing. If you have the time … Continue reading

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Back to school

It has been a wonderful summer here, weather wise. I love the heat and bright sun and have enjoyed it as much as possible. On the other hand, I didn’t finish my summer bucket list. Betting on usual England weather, … Continue reading

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