My Writing, Writing group

How I refer to my protagonists’ parent in my novel

One issue I've come across during the course of my revision for Nephilim, is how I refer to my protagonists parent. I use both 'mum,' and her given name 'Deborah,' during the course of the novel. Now granted, I never thought this was a problem at first. It wasn't until someone over at Scribophile (circa… Continue reading How I refer to my protagonists’ parent in my novel

My Writing, Writing group

Behind the Scenes- my patchwork plotting process.

When I first started writing, I didn't have a clear process. I didn't plot, I didn't do character questionnaires, I didn't use a timeline. Times have changed since I first began writing Nephilim in 2013. I still don't do character questionnaires, I still don't use a timeline, but I do (sort of) plot. Today I'm… Continue reading Behind the Scenes- my patchwork plotting process.

My Writing, Personal

2018 and the writing goals I say I’m going to achieve

In 2015 I finally finished the first draft of my novel, Nephilim.  I didn't touch it again for a year. In late 2016 I made a start building my writerly platform, finally showing myself on social media.  I still hadn't touched my novel. So in many ways, 2017 for me was the very beginning. It… Continue reading 2018 and the writing goals I say I’m going to achieve