Counting down the minutes till Nano…

After a hectic week that had me fly over to the other side of the country for a funeral, I'm home again, just in time for Nano! My story this year is partly planned, a sequel to the novella I wrote during Camp Nano in June, a novella I have literally this minute submitted to … Continue reading Counting down the minutes till Nano…

Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories #4

The final story of this series is 'The Harpist'. This story probably shocked me the most - I submitted it one night for publication on the 1000words blog, and when I awoke the next morning it had been published! Hannah listened in awe as the harpist before her set his fingers to the strings and … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories #4

Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories #3

My third story for this series is called 'One' and was published on Free Flash Fiction's website in August of this year. Freya watched as they slept. Their bodies moving as muscles stretched and relaxed, rolling and turning to shift their weight from one side to another, always in the other’s embrace. “They move together,” … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories #3

Young Writer’s Program

  I am thrilled to say that my 6 year old son is joining in the Young Writer's Program this year. (http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/) We signed him up on the site, and checked out the Word-Count Goal Calculator, a brilliant device to help Young Writer's set a word goal for themselves. He typed away for 10 minutes, … Continue reading Young Writer’s Program

Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories Series #2

The next story I had published this year was also thanks to Five Stop Story. My story 'Sanctuary' also received an Honorary Mention in their June Competition. This was her sanctuary. Her place of rebirth, from a life of surviving to a life of living. It was the place that taught her beautiful places could … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories Series #2

20 Days to go….

It's almost that time again!! Time for what you ask? NANOWRIMO of course! I love it! I've been checking out the website today - there's the Nano Video which has that awesome soundbite at the beginning and end. Let me tell you - that sound is one of my favourite sounds ever. Whenever I hear … Continue reading 20 Days to go….

Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories Series #1

I thought I'd start a series for Six Sentence Sunday of the  first six lines from the stories I've had published this year. The first is from Ermaline's Feast. This story received an honorary mention in Five Stop Story's April Competition As her wings shifted ever so slightly, the great beast turned, heading for the … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories Series #1

The Next Big Thing – Blog Hop

Wow! I've just been tagged in my very first blog hop!!  Thanks so much to LaVerne Clark for tagging me! LaVerne writes Romance and has two brilliant e-books published. You can find more information about her and her books at her blog: http://www.laverneclark.blogspot.com.au/   There are blog hop rules: ****Give credit to the person/blog that tagged … Continue reading The Next Big Thing – Blog Hop

NanoWrimo 2012 – who’s with me?

The people at National Novel Writing Month have released the Nanowrimo 2012 website today!! Nanowrimo is brilliant, and this will be the third time this year I have participated - having joined in the June and August Camp Nano sessions. If you're thinking about Nano but not sure if you really want to commit to … Continue reading NanoWrimo 2012 – who’s with me?