Tag Archives: personal history

Gladstone’s Library – 1st Thoughts

Sandra Lindsey/ April 30, 2017/ Thoughts/ 0 comments

I spent last weekend at Gladstone’s Library. Between my arrival on the Friday afternoon and when I packed up to check out on Sunday morning, I wrote over 9,000 words: mostly story drafts (of which I posted a short one the other day), but some of those words were drafts of blog posts, from thoughts I had while I was somewhere slightly

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Consequences

Sandra Lindsey/ April 13, 2017/ My life/ 0 comments

No, not the party game. I’ve been thinking this week about consequences of choices we make. I’m still trying to figure out a coherent way of expressing these thoughts, but hey, I’m a story teller, so I figure I’ll use borrow some tools from fiction-writing. First, the inciting incident: My Grandad died last week. Context: He was 89, but his

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Settings, I think I hate them right now

Sandra Lindsey/ November 20, 2015/ On writing

I’m considering choosing which story to write next based on how many different places the tale takes place in. Having spent arggh-many hours finding out, reading up on, looking at pictures of, and in some cases visiting, all the different places, aircraft and buildings which my main characters in Under Leaden Skies live and work in, I’ve just right now

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