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’.
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
Today’s positive…a fun afternoon of editing and critiquing with my writers group. Love how we write such diverse genres yet we all enjoy everyone’s work.
Today’s positive…Saturday night in reading my editors feedback. I’m excited and thrilled to get into the rewrite, new ideas and characterisations buzzing around my head.
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.
Today’s positive…discovered a new podcast called The First Time. Lots of interesting tips and talks with newbie authors going through publishing for the first time.
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
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
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
Today’s positive….attending a well run writing workshop at beautiful Varuna Writers House. Learning so much and also learning I have so much more to learn. What an amazing journey writing is taking me on.