I write for money! Yes I do.
Nope, not for the Cyprus Mail. It’s there for breakfast and lunch companionship only!
I receive blueprints and pour over them like a woman possessed. Then begin frantic area research and note taking. In challenging cases, enlist a music streaming service.
What’s near the development?
What will the views be like?
How does one get anyplace?
Start typing: architecture, design. Landscaping, layouts.
And all the practical stuff, try to be a bit more brief for goodness’ sake, it isn’t a bleeding novel!
Selling points? Hmm.
Introduction. (This is everything.)
Title options. Usually too long, grimace.
Okay? Off it goes.
Burst through school gates. Panting, so late, so disheveled and not bearing snacks it seems actually.
Usher people to Greek tutoring.
Sit in the car a bit cold. Fantasize of writing for fun maybe tonight.
Like lock my door, turn up the music?
Then, for goodness’ sake, write like there’s no tomorrow?