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Death and Fairies

Death and Fairies

I recently had a Twitter conversation (with somebody who had mistaken my identity, but that is very easy to do on Twitter and I won’t judge them for it) and they asked  me about this ‘Death and Fairies’ thing I keep going on about. What is it? Could I talk about it at the next meeting? After solving the mystery of this second question (they thought I was someone else), I promised to do a blog post on the subject…

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Oh, hello there, unexpected words

Oh, hello there, unexpected words

This ^ is me looking at the word count for the second draft I’m currently working on. It’s a second draft of my novel Destroying (sequel to Watching, which is permanently being edited because, well, I’ve improved a lot in the time I’ve been writing it). As second drafts go, I think it’s pretty good, though I say so myself. I mean, it’s probably on a level with the sixth draft of Watching, quality and plot wise, though no one’s…

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Destroying Beautiful People

Destroying Beautiful People

I’m not actually going to destroy beautiful people. I’m going to try the ‘Beautiful People’ thing, with a character from my novel Destroying, and also Returning. Her name is Bronwyn, I rant about her a lot on here, and she’s probably one of my favourite characters that I’ve ever invented. Ever. Like, ever. 1. If your character could be played by any actor, who would it be?A young Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper from Torchwood). Or somebody else equally awesome and equally…

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TCWT: Love May Be In The Air…

TCWT: Love May Be In The Air…

… but is it in your novel? Or should it be in your novel? It’s time for the Teens Can Write Too blog chain, and I’m afraid I’m cobbling this together in fifteen spare minutes before school, so it might not be quite up to standard. However, it’s probably an accurate representation of teen writing, since we all seem to be so busy all the time. This month’s prompt is: What are your thoughts on romance for your typical genre?…

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The Voices In My Head Don’t Like You

The Voices In My Head Don’t Like You

So, it’s time for the Teens Can Write Too! blog chain for this month! Well, at the time I’m writing this post it’s not, because I’m writing it on the 8th and setting it to post on the 13th, as I’ve got nothing to do at the moment and I know it’ll take me a few days to get a properly decent post done anyway. The prompt for this month is How do you develop and relate to your characters?…

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The Only Way Forward

The Only Way Forward

I got to the point in essay writing today where the only way forward was tea. So, I went downstairs, and I made tea. And then I got so distracted making a colour-coded revision timetable for my mock exams in two weeks’ time that I completely forgot about it, and it was almost cold by the time I drank it. Not good. Am I going to talk about tea? No. I’ve already done a blog post on tea recently and…

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Yay! Editing! :(

Yay! Editing! :(

It is too long since I last posted a proper blog post. It’s also two in the morning, which makes me feel very writerly, even though I’m not writing and haven’t been for about two days so really I have no excuse for this. Except StickAid which I believe I’ve mentioned … if you follow me on Twitter, you’ll have noticed a lot of tweets hashtagged with #stickaid… hee hee hee. Anyway, right now I’m editing Destroying which is rather…

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Feather Pen Friday: Dun?

Feather Pen Friday: Dun?

Okay, so I think I’ve been reading the NaNoisms forum too much because I originally intended to call this post ‘Done?’. However I like the new version and have left it be. Well, a couple of days ago I finished the third book in my trilogy. It’s called Returning (the book, not the trilogy), although I’m probably going to change that name, and it’s finished. Hooray. Unfortunately, I began it while the second one was still a first draft –…

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