Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Fellowship of Writers

I hope that when a hopeful young writer approaches me I am, well, approachable. I think I am. And as helpful as I can be too, although since I am only just starting out myself, there’s not a whole lot … Continue reading

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Waiting

A good friend of mine who is going through some hard times, tweeted me today and said that she “knows changes are coming but it’s the waiting that is hard.”And I thought, YEAH, I get that! Because things move slowly … Continue reading

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Forging Ahead

I am (rather painfully) getting back to work on my WIP (BRINY DEEP).The final copy edits of ASHES,ASHES have gone back to the publisher. FIERCE is in the capable hands of my agent. My parents have been here for the … Continue reading

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Books. Shelves. My new Office.

I have never met a writer who does not read voraciously. If you have, I have no desire to hear of it. I have an innate distrust and suspicion of anyone who does not have books in their home. It … Continue reading

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Throwing Curveballs

I plot. I plod. I plea. I plot a lot more than I used to. When I first started writing lengthily- books instead of short stories- I would just go with the flow. Sit there and let it all spill … Continue reading

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Bloggery

I’m on copy edit deadline (for Ashes, Ashes) at the moment.This is the final pass before the text gets set, ready for printing.My super editor is on the case. Also a copy editor and another editor.(this is not a photo … Continue reading

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