This one seems like the beginning of a children’s book. I think I’ll add to this story throughout the year.
On Thursday 15th June, 2017, I attended the YA Masterclass as part of The Emerging Writers Festival. It was damn exciting. We listened to lectures, interviews, panels and had a 2 hour work shop. One panel discussed finding voice in YA. They spoke about how young adult readers know what they like and they know [...]
On the 16th June, I turned 28. this year I didn't wake up with wonder at what I would do with my life. I have had a lot of adventures so far, yet I've always felt a tad lost. I now feel like my life actually has purpose. I am working on my passion. It [...]
A week ago I was lying in the foetal position, chanting “I don’t know, I don’t know.” I had written the first third of my draft and realised there was big leap to the next scenes. My outline had too many gaps moving forward. I can see the whole story laid out in my head, [...]
Bullies bully. But why? I don't remember the reasons why bullying happened when I was I high school. The number one way to get at me was the fact I had a moustache from the age of ten. Yep, that’s right; ten! Hormones be crazy. Obviously this got some air time. I've never cared much about [...]
I literally jumped around my room cheering at the end of this writing week. Act 1 is complete. Yes, your applause is welcome. Last Thursday I absolutely smashed it out of the park. I tackled four difficulty scenes and hit a word count of 2828. I can't believe I was able to tick off so [...]