Monthly Archives: July 2014

What’s Up Wednesday #2

  What’s Up Wednesday is a weekly blog hop created by Jaime Morrow and Erin Funk, to help connect writers on this writing journey. If you’d like to join, check out the blogs each week, get to know some of … Continue reading

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Chapter finished at 107,549 Words. Huzzah!

Hello all! Here’s a picture of my dog begging my wife for food at lunch time, just because the depth of doggie expression in his eyes is awesome. Y’know what else is flipping awesome? Reaching goals that you’ve set for … Continue reading

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Thoughts on publishing. And Words? 105,297 of them.

Pic unrelated, but I was proud of this pic I took (while writing outside) of a tiny spider. Guy is red like Spiderman, and about the size of a grain of sand. So publishing. I’ve been thinking how I want … Continue reading

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Baddies – What Makes a Good One? & 103,892 words

Today, whilst sitting in the best writing spot I know, drinking some excellent old red (why is it all gone?) I had a think about my baddie-guys. This came about as a result of some google researching: what made the Star … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys review, & 102,113 words (to yo mamma)

Not really to your mother, who is a dear lady, I don’t doubt (and neither does Vanilla Ice). Unless she’d like to read the book of course, in which case they are words to your mother as part of a … Continue reading

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Terry Pratchett fans gonna like my holiday snaps

So, back to work this week. KILL MEEEEEEEEEEEE. No in all seriousness, it’s not so bad. Not too many emails to come back to, lots of coffee to drink, fairly good idea about what I need to be doing. Can’t … Continue reading

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Beta Reader Questionnaires – Too much? Also, Dangerous Women review

Finished Dangerous Women, the one edited by George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois. Pretty neat stuff, so I wrote up a quick review. Will put this down the bottom of ze post. My own story is going great guns. I’m … Continue reading

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Blog Award Nomination! & 99,356 words

 I’ve been nominated for a couple of blog awards! Awww. Good to know that what basically amounts to my writing-process motivation-containment-system is also being enjoyed by some real humans. And so I’m 100% thankful to my nominator, Victoria Davenport  for the Very … Continue reading

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Stopping to think ain’t so bad. Also BEER!

So I’ve been reading Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys and drinking delicious Czech style Far North Queensland beery goodness. He somehow makes a story about a spider god’s dumpy son into a fate-of-the-world battle of wits. Made me wonder if I … Continue reading

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Why no blogging? Because holiday awesomeness

So my word count has temporarily ground to a halt. I blame good weather and family fun times. I did however find myself being put on the spot by my sister, who told her myriad small children that I’m writing … Continue reading

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