Category On Writing And Reading

13 Drafts?!

So you maaay have noticed I’ve been AWOL for the last two weeks? I’ve been working hard on my editorial notes these last few weeks. I’ve been tip-toeing towards finally having this manuscript ready to fly the nest and go on submission. I thought it would be interesting — hopefully? — to have a look back… Read More

The Writer’s Cycle – The Bad Stuff

I was just lamenting my general “meh-ness” to my dearest husband over lunch. I told him that I felt stuck in my writing progress, that I didn’t seem to be getting any better, even though it’s something I work at almost every day. He smiled a knowing smile and said, “ah, the cycle continues.” I… Read More

Women can multitask? I call shenanigans.

I’d like to say I was a person who could do everything, all at once. I’d love to be that writer-type who whizzes out 3k before breakfast, shoots off to work, then comes home and does domestic things. It just doesn’t quite work that way for me. Here’s a secret. Possibly a very badly concealed secret,… Read More

NaNoWriMo 2015 Wrap Up

The blog shall return to the regularly scheduled randomness after this wrap up! I won that there Nanowrimo, ending on the 26th Nov with a shiny(ish) 60k first draft of a YA thriller. Which is nice.