I originally allowed myself thirty days for this part of the process, but did it in fifteen! As I got closer to the end, I reduced the date goal, because I like tidy graphs... Normally when I edit, I meander around - reading, adding notes, watching TV, going back over the same parts again and … Continue reading The green edits are done!
I'm excited to be taking part in the release blitz for the Where Words Fail, Music Speaks Anthology, which is out now! Where Words Fail, Music Speaks is a collection of short stories and poetry by writers from all walks of life. Each story is based on the titles of 90s Britpop songs, including Come … Continue reading The anthology launches!
Since starting this blog, I've been unsure of the direction, but as I have decided to attempt to write, and have ready to submit, by the end of the year, I'm going to blog each step of my new-found process, under the Novel in a Year category tag. If you read this post first, it'll … Continue reading Reading my first draft
At the beginning of the year, I decided I was going to write a novel much quicker than I'd ever written one before - in a year. Completed, beta-read, edited and ready to submit. My WIPs tend to take several years, malingering through many rewrites without much of a plan, and at the beginning of … Continue reading Draft finished, feeling accomplished