Today is release day for Elsie’s Place! It’s been a long journey for this book. I began writing it back in Jan 2013. It had a different name and a different storyline, but the same central character, Pat. A couple of months later, it had taken the basic skeleton of how it ended up. Twelve
The last seven months have been a challenging time for me personally and there hasn’t been a lot going on as far as writing goes. But now life has settled down (mostly) and I’m attempting to get back into a routine. The Teen and I have been fortunate enough to find a lovely rental cottage
Since my last post, Almost-Teen has become Teen, I’ve had a couple of trips to the Big Smoke (otherwise known as Sydney), taken some nice walks, eaten Haggis and generally lived my normal busy life. I’m eagerly looking forward to school holidays next week! On the writing side, Reach for the Stars has been deepened, polished and
Rather than setting calendar year goals for my writing, I set them after conference each year, so Aug – Aug. I started this because each conference I tend to be blindsided by an epiphany, or gain new knowledge of the market, or learn something that may change my goals. This year was my 5th RWA
While my novella, Letting Go, is with my CPs for feedback, I’ve been letting it sit and turning my mind to the next novella. It’s a rural / small-town romance I’ll be self-publishing in November, still untitled. After some brainstorming, I have an idea of my main characters, and a one page summary of the plot.