There I was, working through my book, re-typing and re-drafting... and then three things happened: It got hot... so hot... my head doesn't like making sentences when it's hot. (It's actually lovely, if all I had to do was sit in my garden with a book and a glass of wine - as I did … Continue reading Because the song told me so!
Red edit hiccup
I'm still in the red edit zone, so no completed chart just yet. Instead I have these: Yes, I'm making the grievous error of not just a prologue, or epilogue, but both! But, let's gloss over that for now. My red edits have gone really well, and I technically finished them last night, after a full-on … Continue reading Red edit hiccup
Draft finished, feeling accomplished
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
#ThrowbackThursday – Where’s the Fire?
Happy New Year! I know I've posted more Throwback posts than any other recently, but with Christmas and New Year in the way, it just got too busy and confused. I promise that my next post will be a brand new one. In the meantime, here's one from April 2013 - I recently reworked the … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday – Where’s the Fire?
Revising with Rebecca Bradley
Today, I am over on Rebecca Bradley's blog discussing my revision process - discover what state my NaNo novel is in right now and what I'm currently drinking! A couple of years ago, I shared my first draft process, so it was great to be able to explain my next stage. Writing down exactly how I write … Continue reading Revising with Rebecca Bradley