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Expect the unexpected?

It’s been an interesting week Chez Moi and I thought I would just do a little recap for my own benefit really.  Several ‘firsts’ have happened both in writing and in ‘real’ life. Firstly, I submitted my work to a competition.  It’s not national or anything but there is a small possibility of publishing (if … Continue reading


Rewrite, rewrite, rewrite some more

I’m working on a short piece in preparation for sending in for a competition.  Setting aside the mind-numbing what-the-hell-am-I-thinking-and-what-makes-me-think-I-stand-a-chance fear (back in your box with you!).  I’m an in the depths of rewrites. I know the story is good.  I know it’s worthy of submission.  But it needs work.  I’ve already gone through a couple … Continue reading

Finding courage

Here’s the thing, I’m thinking of submitting a story into a competition.  I’ve never done that before.  I’ve had stuff published in free magazines but I’ve never submitted to a competition, to a forum with judges and even possibly cash at the end.  And you know what? I’m terrified. It’s the first little steps to … Continue reading

Start at the Beginning

I’ve started this blog to chronicle (I love that word) my journey towards submitting my work to an agent or publishers.  I have written for pleasure for many years and I think I have developed a definite style of writing.  I write romances from the heart and usually add a twist or two in the … Continue reading

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