Monthly Archives: December 2016

These are the consequences of abuse and lawyers who don’t care

I didn’t want to write this post. I still don’t, but I’ve been told that I should share what’s been going on over here over the last couple of years on the basis that it might help. I guess the … Continue reading

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I finally found one of my favourite dance videos

It’s this tango demonstration from 2009 [opens in a new window]. I think it’s stunningly beautiful and I go back to it periodically, just to watch and enjoy. I don’t dance tango. I took one class at a dance convention … Continue reading

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Daring greatly. Unless you’re me.

Today this beautiful comic from Zen Pencils popped up in my feed and ruined my mood for the rest of the day. Because it seems like it just doesn’t apply to publishing. Everyone’s all ‘perfection is the enemy of done’ … Continue reading

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Edits: The Hiding

Still haven’t conquered my fear of edits. Reading through the bits of this novel and I want to include this and that and pull in other characters so that the next two books I want to write in the same … Continue reading

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I care – day #2 without chocolate

We went food shopping today. For the first time in a long time, so long I can’t actually remember how long it’s been, I didn’t buy chocolate. I started doing this at some point earlier this year. I’d buy a … Continue reading

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Wet feet and windowsills

Today is a better day. I have wonderful friends, one of whom sent me money for Scrivener and another of whom insisted on buying a couple of ebooks directly from me so that I could get 100% of the money. … Continue reading

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I thought I couldn’t sink any lower

You might notice that this is a different website to the one I’ve historically blogged on. Well, about that… Up to yesterday afternoon, I thought I couldn’t sink any lower. That things were as bad as they could get and … Continue reading

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