Hey Everyone, I’ve been writing like crazy this week in order to complete the 50k in 30 day challenge I am doing through the Romance Writers Of Australia. On Monday I wrote 4,268 words. On Tuesday I wrote 3,263 words. On Wednesday I wrote 1,195 words. On Thursday I wrote 2,028 words. On Friday I … More A Writerly Update 37.
Welcome to my stop on the SPARK blog tour hosted by Walker Books Australia. I am extremely excited to be sharing a guest post with you today by Rachael Craw, author of the YA sci-fi, Spark. I love finding out what songs authors listened to when they were writing their book, so I asked Rachael if she had a … More Blog Tour: Spark By Rachael Craw: Guest Post + Review.
Hi Everyone, Sorry this is a day late, but I was writing into the night last night and this post slipped my mind. As I’ve told you, I am participating in the 50k in 30 days challenge organised by the Romance Writers Of Australia. Writing 50k in 30 days is so much harder than I … More A Writerly Update 36.
For this week’s Writing Tip Wednesday I would like to direct you to THIS article on The Gaurdian website that gives you some great rules for writing fiction. Elmore Leonard, Diana Athill, Margaret Atwood, Roddy Doyle, Helen Dunmore, Geoff Dyer, Anne Enright, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Esther Freud, Neil Gaiman, David Hare, PD James and … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Rules For Writing Fiction.
Hi Everyone, Welcome to this week’s Writerly Update. Monday was a public holiday here in Australia and the family was home so I didn’t get any writing done. Between Tuesday and today I managed to write a first draft of a short story and worked more on my Urban Fantasy. I also started writing a … More A Writerly Update 35.
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Hello all, I have news of another #Pitching opportunity – #Pitcharama. #Pitcharama is run by my good friends at AussieOwnedandRead, but don’t panic if you’re not from Australia, this is an international #Pitching Comp. Quick additional note, this is for Young & New Adult (YA & NA) only #Pitcharama will open…
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Robin Lafevers, author of Grave Mercy, posted a great post on her blog on May 16th about surviving the nearly there stage. She says, ‘One of the hardest stages of your writing journey—one that will take the most dedication, commitment, and self exploration—is the ‘nearly there’ stage. This is the stage where your critique partners … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Surviving Nearly There.
This week’s writerly update is going to be short and sweet as I only worked on two of my WIPs. I am a member of the Romance Writers of Australia, and every June they have a 50k in 30 days challenge. I’ve never done a challenge like it before; I’ve never managed to do Nano … More A Writerly Update 34.
Those of you who write short stories might be interested to know that the people over at The Review Review were curious about myths that circulate regarding lit mags. So they asked this question on Facebook: ‘What are some myths you have heard about submitting to/publishing in/editing literary magazines?’ They got replies from writers and … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Lit Mag Mythbusters.