Canoeing, Gaia, the 17th Century and the Future

What do canoeing, Gaia, the 17th century and the future have in common? They are all featured in my current writing projects. It’s been a while since I mentioned my actual writing and today I feel the need to clarify where I’m at and where I’m heading with these four projects. The clarification if for … Read moreCanoeing, Gaia, the 17th Century and the Future

My Writing Future

Yesterday, I listed fourteen novel length manuscripts that I have at various stages. Fourteen! When added together, that is some word count! Not to mention all the edits and rewrites. I guess I can safely say the ideas are there. Some of the manuscripts were started many, many years ago and have not progressed in … Read moreMy Writing Future

My Writing Past

Previously, I’ve mainly written fantasy. I have manuscripts suitable for all ages. However, I specifically concentrated on children’s books – 8 to 12 years of age – over recent years. The only time I ventured into other genres were for short stories, although one of my first novel length manuscripts is romance (but even that … Read moreMy Writing Past

Sorting the Weeds and the Flowers

Following two hours of sorting through my Writing folder, I think I’m close to knowing which of my stories can can be called “weeds” and which are beautiful “flowers”. Unfortunately, the number of flowers in my vase are few. 😀 At the moment, I’m taking a short break, sipping a cup of tea and … … Read moreSorting the Weeds and the Flowers

Year of the Writer Comes to an End

At the end of last year, I said 2006 was going to be the Year of the Writer. Besides wanting to see publication for many of my internet writing friends, and for myself, I made a list of goals. I’ve just been reading the list and … I can’t believe it, even though I didn’t … Read moreYear of the Writer Comes to an End

Getting Back On Track

The end of the month is fast approaching, and it’s time for me to make a decision. I listed my options on 12th May. They were: 1) Work on my Sam novel. This is a young adult fantasy novel. 2) Continue with the collaborative novel. Chapter 20 has been completed, which is a stones throw … Read moreGetting Back On Track

Writing Update

It’s been a while since I mentioned anything to do with my own writing and I guess you’re wondering what’s going on. As I reported a week or so ago, I’ve finished the rewrite of Book 1 in my triology and that has been sent off to the editor for a work over. I don’t … Read moreWriting Update