Rural studio and writer Laura Jones has created a video about how to come up a new word or phrase in your work.
In her latest video, the 26-year-old says she can’t help but use her own vocabulary when writing her stories.
“It’s so difficult when you’re writing because you’re working from a narrative point of view,” she said.
“I think the worst part of writing is that it’s really hard to come into a story and think you know what to say.”
So you have to come in with a blank slate and say ‘what does that mean?’
“Ms Jones says writing stories and writing novels are very different disciplines, and it’s something that can be very hard to master.”
For example, when you are writing a story, you don’t necessarily need to think about the character, you just have to write it,” she says.”
If you want to be a good writer, you need to know what you’re saying, and you need a vocabulary of your own.
“In the video, Ms Jones tells her audience about the challenges of coming up with new words.”
You’ve got to think of the word first.
And then it’s about the context.
What do you mean?
You’ve got a whole range of things to think through.
“And if you have a bunch of them, it’s a really hard thing to say.”
“I don’t want to write something that’s a word that’s never been heard of before.
That would be a waste of my time.
So I want to get it right.”
Ms Jones’ new video is part of her new online blog called My Words.
It includes words from her novel, The Road, which she wrote in 2014.
“So what does that do?
I mean, it just tells you that you have an idea for something,” she explains.”
When you get to the end, you’ll be like, ‘I think I know what this is, but it just doesn’t feel right to me.'”
Ms Jones said she was initially drawn to the idea of writing a book about her life as a teenager, but she eventually felt it was time for a different kind of work.
“Writing a book was fun but it was a different way of looking at things.
I don’t really have any sort of ego at the moment,” she told news.com, “so it’s very different to a lot of the things I write.”
Ms James is currently working on her first novel, and says she has a few ideas for new ideas for her work.
Ms Jones also says she hopes to continue her writing career in the future.
“That’s something I really enjoy doing and I really like being able to write stories and to write novels, and hopefully it’s not just a job I do, but something that I do,” she explained.
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