Man Monday … Rupert Penry-Jones

We often need a face for inspiration. For my first story, Lover in Waiting, I had a hazy image of my hero. Watching the 2007 Tv adaptation of Persuasion solidified the remaining details. How perfect is Rupert?        “Insulting people works for me. Perhaps you could try that?”  The cold-hearted marquess.

Back up your data …

I somehow destroyed the motherboard of my laptop overnight… That’s bad. That is the worst news a laptop user can hear. Last night, I had fun. I treated myself to an hour of bejewelled. I did well. I scored 19,600 odd points – my highest yet. Then I went to bed. When I got up …

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It’s done …

There is an incredible feeling of relief when you type ‘the end’ on a story. That happened for me yesterday but it wasn’t an easy writing day. The words didn’t come quickly and I got distracted very easily. I spent way too much time twittering. Actually, while twittering I discovered another writer stuck at the …

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The best laid plans…

I had plenty of plans last week. Finish a first draft, continue edits, attend my writers group meeting, catch up on critiques and spend some time with my mum. What I got was a migraine to end the week. Pretty much everything goes away when my brain notices nothing else but pain. I’ve been getting …

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