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Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin. . . .

I just spent a couple of hours sorting out my ‘goddess room’, which is the room where I keep my writing and which houses my desk. The desk, as usual, had disappeared into the morass of papers, books, journals, pens … Continue reading

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Writing my life . . .

Well, I’m back at the desk after a very lazy festive season, during which time I was able to rest both mind and body. This rest cleared the decks, so to speak, so that creativity could flow once more. And … Continue reading

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Working at home

Working at home This is how my day is structured – this is its plot. Two alarms rouse me. First my spouse’s alarm signs its brief waterfall song, sweetly irritating in the velvet twilight of beloved sleep. Then my own … Continue reading

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Contract!

This is it – my contract for my first novel

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Signing my contract . . . .

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Too many ideas, too little time?

A Writing Life – Trying to Get Back on the Horse This is a strange post, because I am currently facing a bit of a dilemma. Since getting the news of my publishing contract – possibly one of the most … Continue reading

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Editing

Today I redrafted the novel I wrote for my PhD, specifically to meet the suggestions made by an editor who saw it in its original form. Well, I say today – really, I have spent months redrafting and trying to … Continue reading

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New energy, new project

Today has been a busy and productive day. There has been an idea going round and round in my head for quite some time, and ever so often it gets another little push from my subconscious or my higher self, … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung – thoughts on busy-ness

Today I woke early, with an unaccustomed feeling of lightness. Although the sky is cloudy, and the low clouds are hugging the mountains and masking the upper parts of the slope, the sky is brighter than it has been for … Continue reading

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So – what do YOU want to read?

The whole process of writing is such a self-indulgent one, in many people’s eyes, it seems. If I say I am a writer then people ask me what I have written. So I tell them, three novels, two novellas, one … Continue reading

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