Zanzibar’s Rings. It was my aim from day one of this year’s A to Z Challenge to finish writing the third book in my Viridian system series. So, what’s the score? I suppose in theory I have until the end
Rise Up is my thought for the illustration in the badge – Freedom Morning by Claude Clarke. It’s a tricky one, because I’m combining the WEP flash fiction challenge with the A to Z Challenge where we’ve reached R. Rise
Questions help you find out about your characters; lists of them can be found everywhere on the internet. Try these from NaNoWriMo (Googledoc). I first found out about question sheets in my Creative Writing Course. When I did a workshop
Losing the plot… something I seemed to be up against over the Easter weekend. And then again the following weekend. And as for last weekend, well I spent a goodly part sorting out important things around the house… As you
Kaa Birith is the main antagonist of my Viridian System science fiction series. I thought as I’m writing the third book, Zanzibar’s Rings, this month, it might help if I gave you a hint or two about him. My protagonists
Background in the third of a series is vitally important. Especially when you discover it’s several years since you published book 2. This year’s AtoZChallenge is mainly about my writing, and my Work In Progress, a science fiction adventure called
A to Z Challenge is not for me, I said. I’m not doing it this year. But I am challenging myself this month, so I decided to make it a Writing Challenge. I have to finish Zanzibar’s Rings this month.
9 years since I published the Princelings of the East. It seems a very long time ago, now, and I feel like a different person from the embarrassed pseudo-author I was then. But this is my IWSG post for December,
Organising short stories on your blog is a pretty useful thing for a writer, insecure or not. It certainly helps my insecurity to know I can find stories I’ve written again. This is relatively easy for people using WordPress, but
Grave mistake is today’s WEP prompt, but first… Haiku Ten years pass in flash— plus reviews, news and info… Jemima Pett blogs! Ten years of my drivel or wittering or, if you’re kind, stories The trouble with blog anniversaries is
The list gets longer and longer. That’s the list of things to do, of course. You’d think, while we’re on lockdown, I’d be crossing things off my list by now. Not a bit of it. I suppose part of it
Audiobooks. They used to be something you listened to on long journeys if you didn’t want to or couldn’t read. Or maybe while you did boring tasks around the house. According to the stats I’m seeing, they are coming into
Finishing the series: I’m sure I’ve written about this before, but given it’s the 1st May, and it’s Insecure Writers Support Group, and I’ve just got back from Camp NaNoWriMo, I thought I’d take it as my subject. I didn’t
Zephyrs and other Winds brings you a charming insight into daily life at Castle Marsh. That’s the life of my Princelings of the East. This year I’ve been giving you flashbacks from my previous seven A to Z Challenges, to
November is the word for N in the NATO alphabet, which is the theme I chose for the A to Z Challenge in 2014. This year I’m doing flashbacks to my seven A2Zs, in honour of the Challenge’s tenth anniversary.