These are my favourite writing references presented in no particular order (or maybe the order in which I discovered them). I hope you get as much out of them as I do – I am forever indebted to all of these wonderful people for their generosity. 1. Query shark I adore this website run… Continue reading 6½ Free References for Writers!
This week I thought I’d share some more news – first, I’m applying for a residency at Varuna. If you’re a writer you should check out Varuna Residential Fellowships for Writers & Illustrators 2017 here. I’m sure there’ll be tonnes of applications and the odds of getting in will be long, but I’m already finding… Continue reading Residency and Reviews
This week I thought I’d update my family, friends and followers on where I’m up to in my manuscript, because I’ve just reached a major landmark and I’m proud to celebrate it! In March this year I shared my progress – I’d second-drafted my manuscript up to the 86,000 word mark. I was making solid… Continue reading Major Landmark!
Over the last six weeks I’ve been slipping behind on my personal deadlines. It’s nothing serious, I’ve only missed one or two writing targets. Or three. And I’ve had brilliant reasons: I wasn’t feeling great one day, and more than once I was suffering from night shift hangover. And I had a nasty head cold.… Continue reading 8½ Ways Not to Procrastinate