I've got eleven days to write, edit, polish and submit a short story to a very prestigious short story competition, the Manchester Fiction Prize. Well, I've got something written, but I'm not sure it can actually be called a short story - it's currently a jumble of words with the Covid pandemic as its central … Continue reading Stuck in Covid
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?
Today's Throwback Thursday post comes from August 2010 (before my first book was published) and - like many of my early posts - didn't have any comments. In fact, it barely had any readers, which is why I wanted to install this feature - as a writer, it hurts when people don't read what I've … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday – “So, what do you write?”
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
Because this is a brand new blog, I've decided to start a #ThrowbackThursday feature, where I will be re-posting some of my older blog posts from my previous blog. How often do you look in the mirror and think: my long blond hair flows over my shoulders, a little straggly at the ends but nothing … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday – Curious Incidents with Mirrors