There are three types of writers in this world: Those that drag out the story for so long that you start to lose interest and begin thinking of all the other books you could be sleeping with reading. Those that race to the finish – so just when you start to get into it, it’s… Continue reading The Art Of Seduction
With NaNoWriMo almost at an end, I’m happy to say that my new novel (book number three!) is really taking shape and I love it! I’m living in the world of my book, becoming more familiar with my characters and my surroundings. One of the most important ways for me to connect with this imaginary… Continue reading New Book, New Soundtrack
I’m sure everyone who isn’t doing NaNoWriMo wishes the rest of us would shut up about it. But it’s a bit like giving up smoking – if you tell enough people that you’re doing it, there’s a good chance that your fear of looking like a failure will get you through! This is my second… Continue reading The Highs and Lows of NaNoWriMo 2015
Ever since I was a child, I’ve always loved exploring in the attic for old boxes full of letters, cards and little mementos. I suppose this could become a thing of the past, thanks to the electronic age, but for me, nothing beats that musty old smell when you open up a long-forgotten shoe box… Continue reading Treasures in the attic
So I’m starting to think it might have been easier to grow a moustache than write a novel for the month of November! Still, my word count is just over 24,000 words after two weeks of frantic typing, so that is certainly something to celebrate. In fact my second novel is really starting to take… Continue reading Challenging Times…
Hello all, Today is the one week anniversary of my NaNoWriMo adventure and I’m delighted to report that it’s actually going quite well (I’m whispering that last bit, as I don’t want to jinx it!) Novel number two is really taking shape and I have to say I’m loving it. It’s strange because, when you… Continue reading Must – keep – writing!