I have a condition which I will refer to as, the Sneezles. Work-wise I have a few new bits and pieces which might end up in interesting short stories in the not too distant future, and I've gotten a few rejections, but one very personal and positive, so I feel quite upbeat about it. Dangerous… Continue reading Workblog for the week: Achoo!
On the personal front, I'll simply say this week hasn't been good to me. And I haven't been very good to this week. In my wake rest a trail of burnt and failed cookery projects several miles and one trashed kitchen wide. So, there's not much to report. But, Dangerous Jade is on the very… Continue reading Workblog for the week: I got nuthin’.
This past week has been incredibly unproductive. Why, you may reasonably ask? The answer will astound: I was on a boat. A very large boat. A boat named HMS Victory. And another boat, named HMS Warrior. And some museums. And I was otherwise around and about the highly nautical city of Portsmouth. Unfortunately, thanks to… Continue reading Workblog for the week: On a boat?
So much of my week's been spent defeating writer's block, and it's been fairly successful - not the greatest week of writing, but far better than previously, and I finished a new scene which those I have shown it to, in order to gather positive reinforcement, have claimed to enjoy. Much of this involves a… Continue reading Workblog for the week: Blowing hot air.
It wasn't Skyrim. I swear. So, yes. I think this might be one of those 'normal for novelist' things that I have yet to get much of, given that most of my works hover under the 20 000 word mark, but I found myself losing all faith in what I was writing. Plot's too slow,… Continue reading Workblog for the week: Writer’s Block!
Amazing how these weeks stack up. This weekend, I've started playing Skyrim. So next week's workblog might... be a little thin. As it is, this week's been filled with thrills and excitement. Dangerous Jade, my novella, is looking on track for the moment, and developments relating to the art for that's been absolutely thrilling. More… Continue reading Workblog for the week, uhm, Skyrim much?
Another week, another blog totting up my work for the week. Frankly, been a lousy week for me. Consistently been getting started late. But, also consistently been getting work in on the novel, so it's not all bad. (I could blame the character I'm writing - I switched viewpoint characters around the start of the… Continue reading Workblog for the week, part the third.
So! News for the week. Biggest news is undoubtedly that my cupcake novella, Dangerous Jade, has reached release-candidate draft status and is now undergoing proofing. I can tell you about that. What I can't tell you about, just yet, is that the artist lined up to do the cover and interior illustrations has a name… Continue reading Workblog for the Week, again.
So. The Terry Pratchett thing is, of course, my big news that many people will care about, but the news a few people will care about - the progress on my novel project - is pretty good too. This week's been a comparatively short one, in that it only started on Wednesday, but so far… Continue reading Workblog for the week
Well. Okay. That was extraordinarily thinglike. I've just returned from Drury Lane (or nearly Drury Lane, in any case) where 'An Evening With Terry Pratchett' was held. Theatre, packed to the brim with people, myself in the absolute nosebleed seats in the balcony back row, all staring down there as the man himself and his… Continue reading An evening with Terry Pratchett + Tomorrow.