Top Five Books of 2017-Yay!! I read fewer books than last year!! I know that sounds like I’ve got things back-to-front but I really do read WAY too much to keep calling myself a writer… I read 14 fewer, to be exact, but it still feels like I read more than a hundred. There were some I didn’t finish… Continue reading Top Five Books of 2017
When Is A Final Draft Final?-Not long ago, I finished my manuscript. I mean really finished – left it to sit, re-read it, tweaked it to perfection, and submitted it to a publisher. I was so finished, that after a brief interlude doing some procastinatingly dodgy DIY projects around the house, I finally progressed to the big and scary task… Continue reading When Is A Final Draft Final?
DIY: Dodgy-It Yourself-I have two great phobias in life: starting things, and finishing things. No wonder my procrastination skills are five star. So for me to have started, and finished, this project (in a total of about six hours, not counting the painting, which I took my time doing because I was really watching telly) is truly… Continue reading DIY: Dodgy-It Yourself
I submitted my manuscript!!-…now for the long wait while the overwhelmed publisher gets to me in the queue. Unless I’m the next JK of course. Anyway, back to being serious. I knew I was doing the last tidying of my MS for a real deadline, so I purposely (and painfully) stopped reading for a month – outside of… Continue reading I submitted my manuscript!!