When Will Someone Say Yes?

“It is fresh, face paced and I would like to read it to the end.” Late last year I entered the first part of my manuscript into a competition. First prize included a large amount of cash plus the writing currency needed to attract major attention from publishers. I had almost forgotten about the competitionContinue reading “When Will Someone Say Yes?”

Furious Fiction February 2021 – The Witching Hour

Three in the morning. Twelve hours earlier and the students were cluttered in classrooms, sitting on the edge of their seats, watching the ticking clock. Ten minutes later and their bodies spilled into these hallways, the noise level peaking as lockers flung open and clanged shut. Five minutes of frantic activity, then silence is restored.Continue reading “Furious Fiction February 2021 – The Witching Hour”

I Love You, But We Need A Break

(A letter to my protagonist) In the words of every reality tv contestant and judge, what a journey. Two years ago was when your words went onto paper. Of course I realise you were with me much longer than that. You’ve been lingering around in my head for more years than I would like toContinue reading “I Love You, But We Need A Break”

Becoming A Writer

I always wanted to be a writer. I’d been studying my whole life as a reader, but it wasn’t enough. There are many more readers than writers out there. I needed to do more so I began to read about writing, took a short course, listened to podcasts. I bombard myself with writing knowledge butContinue reading “Becoming A Writer”