Positive Thought 12/1/2019

Today’s positive…watching the sun setting after a productive and very hot Saturday catching up on domestics, editing a friend’s short story and stocking my fridge with delicious fresh food. Nothing satisfies more than feeling a sense of ‘having achieved’.

Healthy Living – Breakfast for writers

A great start for any day. Especially if you have a big day ahead of writing or editing. It’s important to eat nourishing food that will help ward of those ‘need to eat snacks’ moments we all get when in writing lock down. I find starting the day with a nourishing and filling breakfast helps.… Continue reading Healthy Living – Breakfast for writers

Positive Thought 6/12/2018

Today’s positive… received my first full structural edit from my editor, and I am thrilled with the level of constructive and in-depth report I was sent. So much work to do but it feels so good to have some direction and guidance. If you need an editor Jessica Trudel is certainly recommended.

Positive Thought 30/10/2018

Today’s positive…received a super exciting email notice today from a Canadian twitter contact. I have been given a free development edit, and have just sent her my manuscript. This is invaluable and the first time anyone will read the whole novel. Really looking forward to the feedback. Also a little scared 🙂 Thank you to… Continue reading Positive Thought 30/10/2018

Positive Thought 29/10/2018

Today’s positive…after coming home from work brain dead I feel good about still getting through another chapter of editing and rewriting. Killed a few of my darlings. Well made them go to sleep at least, by starting a “bits” folder in Scrivener for my info dumps. Bit by bit I will get this beast ready… Continue reading Positive Thought 29/10/2018

Healthy Living – Weekend Fun

On my way This weekend is about doing what I love; to read, write and take photos. I am on the train to Katoomba to take part in a writing workshop, The Art of the Sentence, run at Varuna Writers House by the talented author Michelle de Kretser. It runs for four hours this afternoon… Continue reading Healthy Living – Weekend Fun