I could see the little number counter clocking higher and higher down on the left hand side of the screen in Word so I just couldn't stop. I finally completed Chapter Six last night and this concludes the first section of my book, as well as the 10k March writing challenge - and I'm delighted! I am just… Continue reading WooHoo! It’s done, all 10,000 words of it!
I am reduced to drinking espresso, they are quicker to make. I am learning what it is to squeeze the necessary tasks of life into what I really want to be doing, ALL the TIME. I didn't imagine that my head would be crammed and attention arrested so entirely with this book writing process. I have… Continue reading Chapter Two -Arm wrestling with a novel, and life.
Big breath in, I feel as if I am making myself extremely vulnerable by posting this, BUT, I have just taken a monumental step from posting on my blog to embarking on writing a novel (eek) and if you'd like to become a reader for me, please let me know. Like all first babies it's… Continue reading From Blogging to Writing a Novel -slightly terrifying!
I'm sitting here with my head in my hands, frustrated, dismayed! How does a good thing become so ridiculed and reviled? How is it that I can be carrying a torch that brings with it light and warmth, illuminating beauty and you say, 'Don't come any closer, the light you carry is ugly, it burns, I… Continue reading If you are going to grab the wrong end of the stick, for heaven’s sake make sure it’s not a torch!