More about me - my 7 themes in my writing...
Okay, let's move past the official bio blurb on my website, and talk about what makes me tick. I read an article somewhere, in amongst all the stuff I've read about writing and being an author, that said you should pick 7 themes that define you as an author.
Now, I never like being told I "should" do anything. I actually think the word "should" is worthy of eradication from the English language, or at least being put on the "almost never use" list. To me, it has become synonymous with people trying to control others (one of my themes - power).
Anyhow, I moved past my objection to "should" and thought that it would be actually a very worthwhile exercise to try and isolate 7 themes for me as an author. I think reflecting on one's themes is very valuable in focussing the mind, and therefore the writing. Which, as an author, is what it is all about.
So, here they are, the 7 themes for my work:
More detail about these 7 themes in subsequent blogs.