Watch This Space!-I’m so excited! This Thursday I get to interview Pamela Hart after the release of her exquisite novel The Desert Nurse! I’ll post the transcript here, so watch this space! (exclamation points after every sentence justified)
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!!