No Squee Sunday because…

AlmostThere
April 16, 2017

I’m very, very close to the end of the second draft of my novel, “Murder by Starlight”. 99,000 words down, about 2,000 to go. I can’t bear to stop. When I get to THE END I will have a coherent novel. There will still be things to fix, but unlike the first draft I won’t have things like: [Write a scene here in which they quarrel and stop speaking] People…

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Back at Rivendell

Laptop on a table in front of a window, with the Caldera de Taburiente outside
January 28, 2017

Yay! I’m back at Rivendell for the weekend. Only I have to say it’s not as good as last time. It’s better! There are kittens and I’ve got wi-fi, which is why I can upload this post. This time, the place is petty full.We all had a BBQ last night. As so often happens with BBQs, we ate far later than expected, but we had a good time. I love…

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Plot and Storytelling Workshop

Woman’s Weekly magazine run workshops for writers and I’ve drooled over the adverts for years. £79 for a workshop always seemed like rather good value, but of course when you add in flights from La Palma and a London hotel, it was a non-starter. But I managed to plan the holiday around one, and I went on my last day in the UK. It was great, and I learned a…

June 28, 2016
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My story on the web!

My story “These Eyes” is up on Collidor at http://www.realityskimming.com/update/2016/6/14/these-eyes-story-6-of-collidor-series I love the art work! They’ll be publishing an interview with me later. UPDATE: Commentry on the story at http://www.realityskimming.com/update/2016/6/15/connections-these-eyes

June 15, 2016
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The grand combined blog

HAnds holding a glowing Earth
May 6, 2015

I had too many blogs. There was the La Palma blog, and the personal blog with the writing stuff, and one about astronomy and one about El Hierro. Plus there was my bookshop and my main site (or at least it used to be my main site, but it was very neglected and old-fashioned.) All this took up far too much of my time and interfered with writing. So I…

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Website progress.

I seem to be winning. The site is up, and looking fairly pretty. I’ve sorted out all the pages (the stuff on the fixed menus at the top) and imported all the posts from sheilacrosby.blogspot.com and starisland.co.uk, although the photos stayed behind. I’ve managed to find a plugin to help me move all those photos, and I’m steadily working my way through, importing photos and tweaking. I’ve already got most…

April 28, 2015
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