Weeknotes – S07E38 – Novel-tastic!

Summary: I feel really good about what I achieved this week, both on the paid front and the personal projects front (after a slot start to the week on my own writing) – lots of exciting stuff going on!   Monday: I had big plans to get through a big list of stuff today – […]

Seduced By The Shinies

I wrote the first draft of my fifth novel in the first half of 2023 (which I’m very proud of, since it was a slog and I had to keep forcing myself to work on it, but I’m really pleased with the eventual result).   I have useful comments from my wonderful editor, Amie, and […]

Weeknotes – S07E36 – Allowable Dip

Summary: Not a massively productive week this week, but that’s okay. I still got all the important things done! Plans to revitalise a better work ethic next week…   Monday: I cracked on with editing the prison memoir and also started editing a book from a new client – a horror thriller.   Tuesday: I […]

Weeknotes – S07E34 – Chilling is Allowed

Summary: Some good progress made this week, both in terms of paid work and my own projects – but I also took some time just to chill, which was nice.   Monday: I spent the morning on paid client work – website stuff, prison memoir, paranormal detective novel. In the afternoon, I did some more […]

Weeknotes – S07E33 – Runaway Brain

Summary: I’ve somehow managed another seven-day writing week! And my brain is really running away with the idea for my next novel, even though I’m not supposed to be starting work on it until next year…   Monday: I sat at my desk and did paid client work all morning – additions to a self-help […]

Weeknotes – S07E32 – Taking Time Off

Sunday: A bit of a lazy week on the paid editing front, but that’s okay. More work completed on the next novel than anticipated, but perhaps not as much on other writing projects as expected.   Monday: The subconscious crew came up with some really interesting ideas for the protagonist viewpoint, presentation and relationships for […]

Social Media Adventures

As a writer in the modern world, I’ve often been told I need to have a ‘social media presence’.   As someone born in the 1970s, I’ve always felt an aversion to social media in terms of not really understanding it and having no interest in engaging with it.   Then, in June 2023, I […]