50% through my draft…and a bandicoot #amwriting

Bandicoot 3

Today marks a special place in my drafting of book three, and I am delighted to hit the 50% (or 50k in words) mark! I always aim for around 100k in the draft, and generally chop around 10k in the editing stage to leave a decent scifi size of around 90k. I break my book into … Continue reading 50% through my draft…and a bandicoot #amwriting

When to Kill Off a Character?

A question I have considered a time or to myself...I'm not averse to killing a character off  đź™‚  I’ve been working on one of my short stories lately, because I want to at least try to get something published this year…and I ran into a little snag. On Sunday, I finished a rough draft for … Continue reading When to Kill Off a Character?

I live to write and write to live #amwriting

I live to write and I write to live

I admit I have been a little lax lately in writing blog posts, and there is a really good reason for this, I have been busy writing the third and final book in my series. I finished book one, including professional editing a little while ago now, finished self-editing book two late last year, and then followed … Continue reading I live to write and write to live #amwriting

16 Signs you’re addicted to writing #amwriting

You keep a pad and pen or electronic device handy next to your bed so that you can quickly jot ideas down. 2. You think it's perfectly normal to have imaginary conversations between imaginary people in your head. 3. You never give up, even when the dreaded writer's block strikes. 4. It takes you ages to … Continue reading 16 Signs you’re addicted to writing #amwriting