competitions, Novels, Short Stories, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (29.05.2016)

Weekly Word Count: 3213 Currently reading: The Secret Circle by L.J. Smith I managed to send off the first chapter (or about half of my first chapter because of the word limit) to the mslexia Children's Novel Competition. It took very little time and they only wanted the extract rather than a synopsis or a… Continue reading Weekly Update (29.05.2016)

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Novels, On Writing, Short Stories, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (22/05/2015)

Weekly Word Count: 2376 Currently reading: Magic's Pawn by Mercedes Lackey Final Manuscript Word Count: 75,156 Yep, I've done it! I've finally got to the end of editing my manuscript! I think I've got it down to quite a respectable amount too. As I said in a previous post, the first Harry Potter novel was… Continue reading Weekly Update (22/05/2015)

Short Stories, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update(18/05/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 2622 (as of Sunday) Currently Reading: Magic's Pawn by Mercedes Lackey Manuscript Word Count: 75,586 (as of Wednesday) This is very late but I have a very good excuse. I spent the latter part of last week on a holiday in Florence and have only just managed to get my routine back… Continue reading Weekly Update(18/05/2016)

Novels, Short Stories, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (08/05/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 2962 Currently reading: The Complete Stories of Sherlock Holmes Manuscript Word Count: 76,354 I wrote more than I did last week but not on my novel. This month, I've decided to build up an up-to-date portfolio of short stories using the May Book Prompts I found on thesarahdoughty's blog. My success has… Continue reading Weekly Update (08/05/2016)

Novels, Short Stories, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (01/05/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 1509 Currently reading: Sourcery by Terry Pratchett (I'm not really getting into it yet so I'm going slow) Manuscript Word Count: 78,236 I haven't written as much this week and I have a very good excuse. The deadline for the Writer's Forum Flash Fiction Competition was this Friday so I took Thursday… Continue reading Weekly Update (01/05/2016)