…And not much was stirring. That’s the problem with being on break from the usual routine; one loses the rhythm that once inspired blogging. 7 Quick Takes Friday is hosted by This Ain’t the Lyceum. ~1~ Well, it was my partner’s birthday on Sunday. A week before Christmas, poor lad, but at least we got … Continue reading 7QT: Twas the Week Before Christmas…
The further the skyship ascended into the stratosphere, the more Cathy was made to regret (that) she hadn't tied her hair above her head/up. The rain danced/? off the sails with ?/ thrummed/? against the deck. She drew her/a shawl/? closer against/around her neck. Because that airship in Stardust is gorgeous. 🙂 And a snippet … Continue reading NaNo No, Part 2: A Resurgence?
It won’t have escaped your notice that it's November and the writing community, Twitter, blogs, Facebook even, are abuzz with tales of National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo). Now, I am no stranger to NaNo; my favourite of my novels was born during NaNo in 2010 when I was 15, where I won NaNo, but … Continue reading NaNo No
Taking inspiration from NevilleGirl's post, of the 5 different senses in writing. Whereas she listed examples of senses to use in writing, I thought I’d challenge myself further by writing a little piece of description for each that could be relevant in my novel. Smell In amongst the soft chugging of steam from the device’s … Continue reading 5 Senses
*gasp* What is this, an actual Beautiful People post on my blog in 2016? I know, I’ve been as lax in keeping up with the writing tag as a printer sans ink, partly because I’ve not tackled any new big novels for a while and instead have been trying to focus on the importance of … Continue reading Beautiful People: H’s Cathy
I know I’ve been absent from 7 Quick Takes Friday for a while now. Some of it has been out of my control – moving and all that jazz – but some of it, I must admit, has been laziness on my part. So, of all the things, this is a Friday catch-up, I suppose. … Continue reading 7 Quick Takes: A Recap of the Vanished
Sorry I have been shamefully quiet this last week. It looks like I was more able to post when I was out of the country (in Poland for the World Youth Day) than when I have been here in England with my laptop and time to my disposal. There have been a few factors orchestrating … Continue reading House Moving and Procrastination