Monthly Archives: September 2014

Where in the world is D.R? San Diego.

So I’m in the States, and it’s flipping awesome. Have I gotten any editing done? Not really… I’ve been to busy with work, San Diego craft beer, and general exploration, as follows… Sam Diego has a quaint old tram stop. … Continue reading

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Lea-ving… on a jet-plane!

So uh, I’ve got a nineteen-hour flight ahead of me today. Yep, I’m heading to the USA for work, so I’ll have many hours of sitting to look at my novel rewrite. With time differences I arrive about fifty minutes after … Continue reading

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Put the pen down…

Seems the best course of action when you’ve just printed out some two hundred and thirty double sided A4 pages of manuscript is to just read through them. Sure, you can make a few brief red pen notes here and … Continue reading

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THE END. 126,659 words, and I’ve finished re-write 2

Oh wow. Oh wowwie wow. I flipping did it. BOOIASHAKKAMOTHERF… ahem. I am quite excited about this. So now what? I guess probably get some sleep for a day or two, and then start editing. I’m thinking I’ll need to … Continue reading

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It’s the Final Countdown! Dededehduhh! Dededehdehduh…

And now that song is in your head. You’re welcome. So last night I had the opportunity to take a break from writing, and consume delicious whiskey. I consider it a kind of reward for finishing the second last chapter, and getting … Continue reading

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Scrambling towards “The End.”

I’m on the home stretch of the rewrite now, people! Nearly at the end of the second last chapter, 394 pages, 119,600 words in, and I’m scribbling my way towards the end (again). Re-write number two is nearing completion! After this I … Continue reading

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Pinning up a cover design

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So then. Pintrest. What do you make of it? I had always figured Pinterest was a little bit girly and just a faster and more efficient way for our female better halves…

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Weekend Writing Warriors (#3)

I’m back with another snippet for this WEWRIWA (Weekend Writing Warriors) thing. To meet some new authors, read some great writing, or join in the 8-sentence fun, stop by at Weekend Writing Warriors! In this scene, we see our heroes do a mad … Continue reading

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WORLD BEARD DAY! 6th September. Let it grow.

It’s that wonderful time of the year, September sixth, World Beard Day! When the bearded march hand-in-hand. And it’s worth mentioning that a love for books goes so well with a love for beards… (every time you read one, your … Continue reading

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Meeting authors & thinking about exercise

Let me tell you of the awesomeness that is meeting real authors, and of the agony that are my tertiary muscles… I met Laini Taylor last night here in Sydney, got a signed copy of her book Daughter of Smoke … Continue reading

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