Cover concepts for As Long As She Lives!

Cover concepts for As Long As She Lives!

As Long As She Lives is nearly ready to go and my book designer and I are at the sharp end of cover design. I thought I’d share with you the 3 very different concepts (down from 5) which I’m choosing between before the last tweaks. Yesterday, I sent these to the As Long As She […]

Writing Tools: Kinesis Advantage Keyboard Review

Writing Tools: Kinesis Advantage Keyboard Review

I’ve been using my Kinesis Advantage keyboard for three years now and that’s a record for me. Before the Advantage, I changed my keyboard regularly either because I was hunting for a keyboard which would prevent RSI but more often because my keyboards would simply wear out. Every six months or so, despite regular cleaning, […]

1 Million reads and a map!

1 Million reads and a map!

As I was working with my editor Ann on the line edit of As Long As She Lives, my lovely Wattpad readers brought my “read” count to 1 million! I am truly as surprised and delighted now as I was when I wrote my first “thank you” post at reaching 200 reads – every single […]

As Long As She Lives is in production!

As Long As She Lives is in production!

As of yesterday evening, I have in my Dropbox folder a shiny new file which is the fully edited and proofed manuscript of As Long As She Lives. It’s done! The prose is tighter, the structure is pacier than the draft on Wattpad and it’s the best I can make it at this point in […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Hello Readers! Thank you all for your incredible support in 2014! This time last year I was madly working on the last chapters of As Long As She Lives, the Wattpad draft, and I was thrilled and shocked at the 30,000 reads it had had while writing – I never dreamed that a year later […]

From little things…

From little things…

While hunting for a new desktop photo from my 2009 writing retreat in New Zealand, just now, I found this shot of my work table and had a realization. See that yellow legal pad? That’s the beginning of As Long As She Lives! It’s on the legal pad because I was working on another novel entirely […]