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Proof Copy and NaNoWriMo

June 19, 2010

I am very pleased to announce that my proof copy (purchased from http://www.createspace.com using my coupon earned in NaNoWriMo) has arrived. For those that don’t know, this is a pre-publication, or self-publication, copy of a book. It’s intended to be read through, checked, any typos and omissions corrected, before the book is properly published. Anyway, […]

Write or Die Stats – June

June 10, 2010

Unsung Hero Update

May 25, 2010

So, how’s it going with you? I’m okay. Unsung Hero — my latest novel, but this time not a 50,000 word challenge — is going well! I’m almost at 60k, and I’m not too far into Part 2, so that’s good. Everyone’s who read it so far has liked it and only one didn’t cry […]

Woohooo! Hyperness!!!

April 27, 2010

We’ve finished, we’ve finished, we’ve finished…. *party!* Raina and I finished our joint Script Frenzy entry! Hooray! So we started 10 days late; we had at least 6 days with no writing at all…and yet we finished a couple of days early! 😀 Am happy.


April 10, 2010

I’m completely and utterly crazy. I’ve signed up for Script Frenzy (if you don’t know what that is, visit http://www.scriptfrenzy.org) ten days late, intending to complete the 100 pages all on my own, not with a partner. I’ve written 12 pages already in the last 1.5 hour or so and it’s now 20 past 11. […]

The Mask – First Draft (Competition Entry)

March 6, 2010

For the ‘Young Writer’ Maskmaker Competition – First Draft It watches me. The mask, that is. It’s lying on the desk, looking oh-so-innocent, but I’m not fooled. I know what it can do. I’ve seen it in action. It doesn’t look like it could bring the economy to its knees, crumbling civilizations and destroying livelihoods. […]