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The Behemoth Awaits...

That should be the title of my next novel, but sadly it is no more than a statement of fact.  My last completed manuscript, Swift the River Flows, 105 more words

A story in a story

The female protaganist in my current manuscript is a writer.

Small details of her book appear in the first few chapters. I was going to keep it like that – small details. 145 more words

The Beach

Don't freak out...

I’m about to embark on the wonderful adventure of diving head-first into the dreaded Second Draft of my fantasy novel, Swift, the River Flows.  It’s the first in a series, and tells the story of Síipuw, a young Mahican girl living in an America that was never conquered by White men.  230 more words



I haven’t written much lately about my book because, quite frankly, I haven’t been thinking very much about my book. Actually, if I’m being really honest, I’ve been trying  335 more words

Random Rantings

On Rewriting

We’ve all been there, seriously. Writing folk and nonwriting folk included. We’ve all at some point had to rewrite something. Just think about all those texts that you had to backspace on because your first draft was well–rough or didn’t communicate what you wanted to say. 410 more words


So, what’s next?

2017 turned out to be a very peculiar year. To cut a long story short, I got cancer; I got rid of cancer, now I’m recovering from the cure. 532 more words


Two Holidays, One ring: second draft

Every year Jon said he wanted two holidays. That way if one went wrong the other was backup. Him and Maddy were about to pass through Luton Airport security, each carrying Euros for their trip to Rome. 882 more words