#FlashFiction – “Not the Last”

Today my lovely friends at Swell Publications posted the following writing prompt on their Facebook page: “If you only had one day to live, what would you do with your time? I can’t decide whether to save the world from impending doom or go get froyo.” My story is not so much a “one dayContinue reading “#FlashFiction – “Not the Last””

2020 Writing Goals – October Check-in

At the start of this year, some writer friends and I chose a word as the theme for the coming 12 months. Mine was LEARN. I’ve definitely been learning. And now we’re on the downhill run towards the end of the year. In some ways, it feels like the months have dragged on beyond belief, andContinue reading “2020 Writing Goals – October Check-in”

Snippet er… Sunday? – September 27, 2020

Yes, I’m leaving the graphic up even though it has the wrong day on it. Soon I’ll get back to regular Saturday posts. ūüėā I got some lovely responses to my flash fiction on Wednesday, so thank you for that! Apart from flash fiction, I’ve spent the last week getting back into my edits andContinue reading “Snippet er… Sunday? – September 27, 2020”

Snippet Saturday – August 29, 2020

Hi everyone! I know it’s been a month since I last updated here. I thought for a while that I was going to get back to my novel, but then I spent several weeks thinking about that and not having the energy to do anything about it. I had thought if I were only toContinue reading “Snippet Saturday – August 29, 2020”

Snippet Saturday – July 11, 2020

Hello everyone! I hope this week has treated you well. The last few weeks I’ve been stressing about a short story competition. Protip: don’t enter a competition where you have to pay the sign-up fee before you find out the theme. It wasn’t a massive sign-up fee and I could have just let it go,Continue reading “Snippet Saturday – July 11, 2020”

#WeWriWa // #8sunday 08 – February 16, 2020

Welcome¬†to¬†Weekend Writing Warriors, where writers share 8-10 sentences from their WIP for from a current writing project, published or unpublished, then visit other participants and offer opinions, critiques, support. Apologies for my lack of engagement with you all over the last couple of weeks, first not returning any comments, then not being here at allContinue reading “#WeWriWa // #8sunday 08 – February 16, 2020”

#WeWriWa // #8sunday 07 – February 02, 2020

Welcome¬†to Weekend Writing Warriors, where writers share 8-10 sentences from their WIP for from a current writing project, published or unpublished, then visit other participants and offer opinions, critiques, support. This week, I’ve continued working on a submission for Cantina Publishing’s Silk & Steel: An Adventure Anthology of Queer Ladies. I finished the second draft,Continue reading “#WeWriWa // #8sunday 07 – February 02, 2020”

#WeWriWa // #8sunday 06 – January 19, 2020

Welcome¬†to Weekend Writing Warriors, where writers share 8-10 sentences from their WIP for from a current writing project, published or unpublished, then visit other participants and offer opinions, critiques, support. I just realised that my last 4 WWW posts have all had a “03” at the start because I forgot I was numbering them. BackContinue reading “#WeWriWa // #8sunday 06 – January 19, 2020”

#WeWriWa // #8sunday 03 – January 12, 2020

Welcome¬†to Weekend Writing Warriors, where writers share 8-10 sentences from their WIP for from a current writing project, published or unpublished, then visit other participants and offer opinions, critiques, support. This week, I’ve continued working on a submission for Cantina Publishing’s Silk & Steel: An Adventure Anthology of Queer Ladies. It’s been giving me someContinue reading “#WeWriWa // #8sunday 03 – January 12, 2020”

#WeWriWa // #8sunday 03 – January 05, 2020

Welcome¬†to Weekend Writing Warriors, where writers share 8-10 sentences from their WIP for from a current writing project, published or unpublished, then visit other participants and offer opinions, critiques, support. I went on a bit of an unofficial/unintended hiatus from blogging in the last 6 weeks or so of 2019, but I’m back now. IContinue reading “#WeWriWa // #8sunday 03 – January 05, 2020”