birds of a feather · drafting · re-drafting · reading · spelling and grammar · telling -vs- showing · WIP · writing blues · writing tips

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!!

WIP · writing blues

8½ Ways Not to Procrastinate

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

drafting · genre · pitching · re-drafting · reading · spelling and grammar · telling -vs- showing · writing blues · writing tips

A long time in the making

It’s been hard to design a new website while still trying to write, edit my work-in-progress, hold down a full time job, and live. Maybe if I cut down my social media time. Hmmmm. Anyway, here it is! Welcome to my new website, and let me know what you think!