Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (29.01.2017)

Currently reading: Angels of Music by Kim Newman Weekly Word Count: 4055 My word count keeps getting higher and higher. I'm rather proud of myself for that. I'm on the hundredth page of my fourth draft of my manuscript now and, once I've got through another scene, I'll be going away from rewriting and into… Continue reading Weekly Update (29.01.2017)

On Writing, Vampire Novels

Weekly Update (22.01.2017)

Currently reading: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry (I read Paper and Fire by Rachel Caine in five┬ádays earlier in the week) Weekly Word Count: 4851 It's amazing what a change in routine (and a readjustment in priorities) can make. By neglecting to go on social media in the morning before going to work, I've… Continue reading Weekly Update (22.01.2017)


This is a great story to read and to listen to. The words are utterly entrancing. https://www.youtube.com/embed/WiHcVmJdh7E?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent From the crypts of memory by Clark Ashton Smith Aeons of aeons ago, in an epoch whose marvelous worlds have crumbled, and whose mighty suns are less than shadow, I dwelt in a star whose course, decadent from… Continue reading

On Writing

Weekly Update (15.01.2016)

Currently reading: The Mammoth Book of Dracula edited by Stephen Jones Weekly Word Count: 2032 If I still did New Year's Resolutions, my current one would be to spend more time on WordPress. Simply going through my feed on Sunday evening is just not good enough. It means I'm not giving the posts my full… Continue reading Weekly Update (15.01.2016)

Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (08.01.2017)

Currently reading: The Vampire Shrink by Lynda Hilburn Weekly Word Count: 2758 Back to normal life again. I'm back at work and back on limited time to write. With one exception, I managed to clear 200 words every day and to exceed it at the weekend, despite time constraints and a few conflicting priorities (like… Continue reading Weekly Update (08.01.2017)


Weekly Updates (01.01.2017)

Currently reading: The Diamond of Drury Lane by Julia Golding Fortnightly Word Count (from 19.12.2016): 8088 Happy New Year, everyone! And, as you can see, I've decided to celebrate by improving my blog a bit. I've changed the name (the old one was rather unimaginative), the header (that picture wasn't intentional, it was just the… Continue reading Weekly Updates (01.01.2017)