I have now been back to work for five days, and have yet to run crying to the bathroom and hide with the lights off – yay me! Things are going pretty well lately, despite being so busy with people and things that I haven’t made time to write the preferred amount. The important thing is that I’ve … More Making Time and Learning Things
I let life get in the way a bit! Things were hectic this weekend, and yesterday my parents came to visit, so I’m afraid I didn’t manage to finish the short story this week. Let things get a little derailed! Valentine & Maxwell will be out next week as usual, and Winterhollow (the story that … More Short Story Postponed – Sorry!
I’m out of the country this weekend and have an 80th birthday party in a few hours, so we’ll have to keep this brief! But I didn’t want to skip posting today because I’m currently so happy about being a writer (aspiring) that I couldn’t wait to write about it. Right now, I am working … More Writing Cleans the Mind (and soul)
Taking the advice of all the writers I have read, watched and listened to, I am taking a step back from the first draft before beginning the editing process. So this week, I haven’t let myself touch Spiralling, except to make a list of things I will either add or expand on once I return … More Write All These Things
So here’s something a part of me honestly doubted I would ever be able to say; I FINISHED MY FIRST DRAFT!!!! The first draft of Spiralling is complete! It’s basically a pile of word-vomit that is going to need so much work and so many more drafts, but I don’t care. I have never finished … More I DID IT! Now the work truly begins!