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SOLSC 2014: What Do You Need for a Good Writing Day?

Tuesday. Time for a slice of life. Thanks to the incredible people at Two Writing Teachers for a place to share.

Monday was a day to work on my manuscript. 296 more words


Mind Map: another short story draft

Her peak was always at night; the fire popped and crackled in the ashy, black, fire place. Most nights she sat there staring through the flame, into (what seemed like) a new world. 702 more words

Bottoms Up

“When I’ve painted a woman’s bottom so that I want to touch it, then is finished.” Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841–1919).

Last October, two-thirds of the way through a desperately messy first-ish draft of… 906 more words


Writing Amed Day 1: In the Background

The first official day of writing Amed is now over. When I say official I mean that last week I already did some work on the novel manuscript as some sort of five-finger (or ten-finger) exercise, on my previous projects I have found this useful. 283 more words


Time To Make A Literary Killing. . . .

(via writingcareer):

HarperCollins Publishers has debuted KillerReads, a new digital first imprint that will publish commercial crime and thriller titles. The acquisitions team has opened a special reading period to receive full-length manuscripts from emerging and underrepresented authors. 92 more words

Clothesline Hymns

(239) BNF Ms. Français 331

Of this copy in the Bibliothèque National in Paris no coloured illustrations are available at the moment. The title is “L’Istoire de la conqueste du noble et riche thoison d’or” and the 15th century manuscript is in French with many miniatures and borders [1]. 189 more words


I have a finished manuscript!

Finished!  Finido! Complete! Wow.

I originally estimated this project to end up at about 50,000 words.  The finished product is 22 words shy of 56k.  I wasn’t… 54 more words