Tag Archives: writing fiction

Story Chain (for children)

Would you like to be part of a story chain? I sure hope so because from today until the 26th October you can join in by adding to the growing¬† story chain in the comment box below this post. If any adults you know want to join in then tell …

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Imago Dragonflies

As you know I signed up to a writing challenge several weeks ago. My posted story for the first challenge is here. The second challenge came with the instructions below: Write a blog post in 200 words or less, excluding the title. It can be in any format, whether flash …

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A mirror never lies

Rachael has posted her first challenge asking us to write a short story in 200 words or less beginning with –The door swung open – if you like my story then please follow this link back to Rachael’s blog and click on ‘like’ button under my face (number 67) to …

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Connecting blogging with writing

Rachel Harrie is launching her third writers’ platform building campaign which you can find out more about by following this link. I am a bit concerned that I wont be able to participate as much as everyone else due to working full time and having to squeeze in writing when …

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Serenity by the sea

Yesterday I went to a writers’ retreat for the first time. I usually have to miss out on retreats because they are too far away from home and I need to be able to get home in the evening to avoid a meltdown from sensory overload. One of the joys …

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My Dream of You

My Dream of You….do you like that title? It used to be called Love and Other Lies (novel number 2). I am trundling along with writing the second draft and found myself slightly obsessed with one character from the first draft. She did play a part in the first draft …

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Sometimes these things happen…

A while ago I finished the first draft of novel number two which had a working title of Love and Other Lies. I sent it to a beta reader, I sent it to my agent and I mentally shoved it in a drawer for a while. My beta reader loved …

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Happy dancing

This time last week I posted that two agents had asked to read the full version of my nonfiction manuscript. Today I am delighted to be able to share with you the news that Judith Murray (Greene & Heaton) is my literary agent! The social intelligence / conscience of Twitter …

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