Hi Everyone, This is my first writerly update of the year, and, I just realised, my first update since December 1st! December was my most unproductive writing month of 2014 so let’s not talk about that. It’s a new year and a fresh start and I have started the year off well, writing wise. I … More A Writerly Update 57.
It is with great pleasure that I can announce I have finally finished the first round of rewrites for my YA urban sci-fi Rift!!! It is so much better than when I wrote it the first time around, and it is a lot different now so I’m going to have to make some adjustments in … More A Writerly Update 13.
Part of the reason I started this blog was to share my journey as I try to get published. Because of this, I have decided that I will share progress updates every fortnight with you guys. I will post my writerly updates on a Wednesday, alternating with my writing tips. So, here’s what’s been happening … More A Writerly Update 2.
Yesterday I finished the seventh draft of my manuscript. Today I sent it to the Ampersand Project (Hardie Grant Australia.), cutting it close with the submission window open for only two more days. I also had to send the dreaded one page synopsis. It’s hard to condense a 118,000 word manuscript down to a one … More Submitted.
I was writing a short story, going along fine, and then I write the word ‘agreeance,’ sure enough, a wiggly red line appears underneath, which puzzled me because I was sure I had spelt it right. So I go on the net to investigate. Turns out I had spelt it right, it just technically isn’t … More A WORD ON WORDS.