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Day Ten

It’s been an odd day and feeling under the weather. Managed to write some, but not up to my usual standards. I have yet to format what I wrote out. 140 more words


What if...?

“What if I could catch that little white hand that is moving around?” —My curious cat, Daisy

Where do you get your story ideas? How do you develop your characters? 176 more words


A Summer of Reading, Writing, Editing, and Publishing

Hello world!

Why am I all the sudden blogging after a few months of absence? Well dear readers, it is because I officially have nothing to do! 652 more words

Podcasts For Writers

When you’re working alone at home on fiction it’s easy to feel disconnected from the literary world in general. Twitter is a great help when you’re seeking inspiration or connections, but of course it’s an great distraction tool too. 908 more words


Crawling Uphill in the Dark: The Novel Writing Process

I am on the fifth (?) draft of the novel and a writing course friend of mine has just read it. Thankfully, she really liked it but did think to let me know that in the course of it’s 87,000 words I have used the word “suddenly” 67 times. 545 more words


Joy of Writing on Trains

I’ve been fascinated with trains since I was a small child. I love the gentle rolling feeling that stays with you even after you get off the train. 208 more words


It's Just the Beginning

In a few short hours I will have my manuscript back from my editor. Through all the ups and downs I feel like this is just the beginning. 355 more words