This evening I planned to write. With Camp Nanowrimo nearing the end of its first week I’m pleased to say I’m on track to finish right on schedule. Everything was going well. And then I got distracted. It started with a simple message on Facebook, then an email . And then this box on the… Continue reading Distraction
After weeks of editing, and ignoring my poor blog, “Ethereal Lives” has finally been sent to a publisher. I don’t mind admitting that I thought this day would never come. As my beta readers spotted plot hole after plot hole in my work. All things got forgotten as I tried desperately to fill in the… Continue reading Tick Tock
Over the past few days I seem to have lost my inspiration. The need to write deserted me. I can’t say why, maybe my first rejection email effected me more than I realised. Maybe it’s because I’m working seventeen days straight, with only one day off in between,or maybe I’ve simply burnt out. Whatever the… Continue reading Never Judge A Book…
Today I got my first rejection letter. After nearly seven weeks of waiting for a response to my submission, an email from the publishers finally appeared in my inbox… And it said no! I can’t really say im surprised, it was my first submission, of my first manuscript. Chances of success were slim, though obviously… Continue reading The Joy Of Rejection
It’s one in the morning and I’m about to go to bed, feeling extremely satisfied. After discovering where my latest book had gone wrong, I’ve spent all evening rewriting chapter thirteen, and writing a brand new chapter fourteen. Once I started writing the words flowed from me, and I suddenly knew exactly where the story… Continue reading My characters came home.