The Book

Day thirteen and I am going a little nuts. Well a little more than usual !!!!

You might be wondering how NaNoWriMo is going ?? I would have shown you a photo of me writing...but I look a little scary these days. Too much caffeine, late nights, hating my writing and a lot of head banging will do that !!! It has its moments. I am really struggling with not being… Continue reading Day thirteen and I am going a little nuts. Well a little more than usual !!!!

The Book

The Draco Stone continues…

Chapter I Scene IV He turns immediately to the left and begins picking his way through the dim brush. We proceed single file. For many hours we trek with only the unicorns’ sight to guide us through the darkness. As we go deeper, even though the sun would be rising, it does not reach onto… Continue reading The Draco Stone continues…

My Photos, The Book

Day 6 of NaNoWriMo

Well you may be asking how it is all going. I had to take the weekend off to wizz up to Auckland...which provided lots of photo taking opportunities. It also provided a chance to get dressed up. Gilly tells me I should make the following photo my gravatar - instead of [as she very politely… Continue reading Day 6 of NaNoWriMo

The Book

The short story that morphed in to a novel.

Tomorrow NaNoWriMo begins. As does my task of taking Deveron on his journey to retrieve the Draco Stone and return it to the Opinouwi. For now I would like to share with you the short story that started it all. Actually it is not soooooooo short...2,967 words to be exact. I hope you will get… Continue reading The short story that morphed in to a novel.

The Book

Chapter 6

It took a while, but the dreaded chapter 6 is actually written. I am stunned that it ever got finished. Why? Because it had its own agenda. It kept going off in directions that were NOT planned. Chapter 7 has now been bumped up the list to chapter 8, because chapter 6 has demanded another… Continue reading Chapter 6


Say Goodbye Jo.

Last Friday night, as with most Friday nights lately, I shut out the rest of the world and with the dog curled up under my knees watched my favourite TV show. These days I don’t watch TV as much as when the children were still at home. This is a good thing – I do… Continue reading Say Goodbye Jo.