The Awkward Oyster

Hi friends, honest opinion please on this potential cover…I really like it – but want to get other people’s eyes on it… Little background on this ~ my Grandma used to always say “the world’s your oyster!”, and would perpetually be so enthusiastic about my trips, and well…just about everything I ever did. So this isContinue reading “The Awkward Oyster”

I Will NaNoWriMo No-Mo

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Well mission accomplished ladies, and gentlemen! Kinda. The novel is nowhere near finished, and is an absolute train-wreck of a narrative…but I reached 50,000 words, so technically I have won NaNoWriMo.  My work in progress, named: Delusions of Grandeur, follows the daily life, thoughts, and ravings, of an average middle-aged man, who is seeking something more in aContinue reading “I Will NaNoWriMo No-Mo”

“Delusions of Grandeur” *(Excerpt II)*

This is a short passage from my work in progress, Nanowrimo novel. In the excerpt Eric is struggling to sleep, and finds himself suddenly fascinated with the world around him, both real…and imaginary… The curtains flutter and clap against the window sill, making me aware of the trespassing evening wind. It brushes against my face, gently caressingContinue reading ““Delusions of Grandeur” *(Excerpt II)*”

“Delusions of Grandeur” *(Excerpt I)*

GUYS! I AM OFFICIALLY TOO STUPID TO WRITE A 50,000 WORD NOVEL. You’re all lovely people, so I am sure you will be full of words of encouragement, and whatnot – which is nice, but I can’t see how I am going to fit all of these pieces together…I am at 12,000 words now…not bad,Continue reading ““Delusions of Grandeur” *(Excerpt I)*”

Novel-ty Writing

So I have an announcement to make…I’m going to take part in “National Novel Writing Month” otherwise known as “nanowrimo“.  If you are not familiar with this event, then in short – it is an annual writing project which takes place in November, where budding writers attempt to create a 50,000 word novel. Phew…that’s quite daunting,Continue reading “Novel-ty Writing”