Tag Archives: Writing

Happy New Year and all that

It’s been a slow year on the blogging front, but I’m happy to say I’m doing a lot more work on my manuscripts instead, so that evens things out in my opinion. While I don’t have any solid news about the … Continue reading

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Varuna

Some exciting news! I’ve won a Varuna Residential Fellowship for 2019 🙂 This is an amazing opportunity for Australian writers – basically it’s a writing retreat in Katoomba, in the beautiful, mystical Blue Mountains just west of Sydney.  It’s two … Continue reading

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Agented

Is ‘agented’ even a word? I don’t think it is, but I like the sound of it! I am now agented; I am with agent; I have an agent 😉 Basically, I’m very excited to announce that my YA manuscript Inside … Continue reading

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A short story

Exciting news! A short story of mine has been short-listed in a writing competition 🙂 It’s the first time I’ve had a fictional piece recognised and I’m very proud to be one of the short-listed in the Elyne Mitchell Writing … Continue reading

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Cutting back and breaking out

An update from the balancing act that is writing: one morning last week I managed to cut 7000 words from my WIP in less than an hour! I did however save the previous draft as a whole and kept the … Continue reading

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Structural stepping stones

So in my last post, I mentioned I had some much-needed work to do on the structure of my new Young Adult manuscript, Inside Out. My beta readers liked the characters and the theme and various things within – bullying, … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

Hello anyone who’s still reading my very infrequent posts! I will try to do a little more next year – the idea was to cut down on blogging, not stop altogether 😉 But at least I’m doing more with my … Continue reading

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