I only have one recurring dream, usually when I'm anxious about something. This is always how it plays out.
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I've been creating stories for as long as I can remember but I can pinpoint the exact moment I decided to become a storyteller.
I walk through the pit lane in Austria and watch the activity in the garages. Engineers, mechanics, drivers, photographers… It takes a while for me to spot a woman in amongst them. It’s in the Mercedes garage. It’s Kim Stevens, the track aerodynamicist. She’s half buried under the car, checking over the chassis, collecting vital … Continue reading Be The Change – IWD
When I was 7 years old I saw the most amazing moon. The first time I heard on the news about there being a super moon, I got so excited because I thought maybe I would finally see that moon that I saw when I was 7 years old. But it didn’t even come close. … Continue reading A Moon Illusion
I started doing NaNoWriMo in 2012 and to date, it is the only year I have ever won it. Last year I think I got a little over 10k with some short stories and the year before that was even worse with me trying to continue with an existing novel. I hadn't intended to … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2015 Update #1
While I have been keeping on track with my writing so far this year (two days in, woohoo!), the parts I have been writing have not been very interesting or well written so I won't be sharing any of that. Over the Christmas period, I exchanged what I had so far with some friends and … Continue reading Fiction Friday: Riddle Me This
Last check-in word count + chapter count: I started WIPMarathon with 75,325 and on Chapter 13 (I know, I have incredibly long chapters, it's something I'll figure out in edits). Current WC + CC: I'm currently at 77,467 so only managed 2,142 words so far this week. I have managed to finish Chapter 13 now though which I have … Continue reading WIPMarathon (Dec-Jan) Check-In #1
OK, so NaNoWriMo did not go so well for me this year but I had so much fun doing WIPMarathon in August that I'm giving it another go! I look forward to reading everyone's progress. Marathon Goal: My ultimate goal is to finish the first draft of The Remnant Keepers. But, seeing as that is such … Continue reading WIPMarathon Intro (December-January Edition)
And right before Nano too, how inconvenient! As much as I want to tackle it straight away, I am determined to finish my current project by the end of the year (hopefully during Nano). But I figured there was no harm with sharing the cover I made and a vague synopsis of the plot... … Continue reading Another idea!?