My manuscript for my debut novel, Rose Coloured Houses has come back from the editor with very encouraging remarks. Rose-Coloured Houses is an insightful and thoughtful exploration of life with an emotionally abusive parent. You do a masterful job of weaving a story around Peggy and Charles that includes both points of view—it’s not often… Read More It’s Reassuring to Know My Instincts Were Right
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1. Go to the gym or walk, 5 times a week 2. Write an hour a day, 5 days a week 3. Publish my short stories 4. Finish my novel
One of my readers mentioned Wattpad yesterday. I’ve published two short stories there. Have you heard of it? It’s an easy way of testing the waters in self-publishing. I have to admit I haven’t spent much time learning how to get followers, even though I’ve followed others. Here are the stories I published there. It’s… Read More Wattpad
Yesterday I attended my third Tell Me A Story Challenge. You can read more about the challenge here. I’m happy to say that I exceeded the 2500 word challenge and wrote 2988 words. The other times I wrote short stories but this time I worked on my novel. I’m up to 13 029 words for… Read More Great Writing Day!
I’ve loved short stories all my life. One of my favourite authors is Alice Munro. I’ve written more about her here. She is an amazing short story (and novel) writer. She just happens to come from my hometown of Wingham, Ontario, Canada. She is also the winner of the Nobel Prize. I’ve written a few… Read More Do You Like Short Stories?