I thought I'd give a general update on everything that's been going on because, honestly, I am having difficulty keeping focused on the one task. I'm currently in the middle of writing reviews, reading, working on Wings of Malice, looking for representation/publication for Eleanor, and brainstorming ideas for two new books: a young adult, and … Continue reading Update
This week I have been focusing on research for Wings of Malice, and looking at angels in particular; what they are, religious interpretations, their hierarchy, and so on. And, in my readings I've come to realise there is more research to be done for my series. At least to refine my story, plot, and the … Continue reading Wings of Malice – research
Okay, it's been a little gruelling but I got through my manuscript (well, most of it), and each of my books in Wings of Malice is now off to a good start. As it stands: Book One: 40,048 words Book Two: 36,525 words Book Three: 21,094 words But, there is still a lot to do. … Continue reading Wings of Malice – it begins!
As you may recall, I decided to turn my 86,000+ word fantasy novel-in-progress, Wings of Malice, into a series instead. Why? Because I thought I should give myself more work for some reason. Honestly, I think this is the best thing for my novel. While I prefer standalone novels, I think a fantasy works better … Continue reading Wings of Malice – update
So, this year I'm going to be more productive. I'm going to make sure of it. Right after I finish house sitting. Right after I finish playing The Witcher 3 Right after etc, etc, etc... It's one of my New Year's resolutions. Along with: * Supporting more indie writers * Supporting more local businesses * … Continue reading New year, new resolve
Firstly, Sorry I didn't post last week. It got a bit hectic there with family events, hosting some family, and cat-sitting/house-sitting for my holidaying family. I'm still cat-sitting at the moment, but I've finally been able to rest in the one spot for a while and not have to travel back and forth between houses … Continue reading Happy Xmas and New Year!
I started writing up a post about Victorian historical fiction and my experiences writing Eleanor, but after receiving a new bookcase, I got a wee bit distracted filling it up. That, in turn, distracted me further for I began thinking about all the books I've still to read. You know the feeling... it's quite depressing, … Continue reading Once again, distracted – by books!