fiction | writing | Writing Insights

The second draft.

I’ve just completed the basic edit of the first draft of my manuscript. I guess this means I now have a second draft. I’m not sure how to process the feelings I’m experiencing right now. It’s totally different to how I felt when I finished the first draft. Back then there was elation, fist pumping,…

IBOT | NaNoWriMo | writing

NaNo…. What the?

For those of you who don’t know, November is NAtional NOvel WRIting MOnth. NaNoWriMo as it is affectionately known is a global event where crazy writers such as myself, commit to the goal of writing 50,000 words on a project they are working on, usually fiction. I say crazy because to actually reach the 50k…

fiction | life | writers reveal

Tick Tock. Tick Tock.

The dull tick of the clock echoed around the kitchen bouncing off the faded white walls. Sarah stared notches in the dusty floorboards, the same floorboards that used to creak as Lily’s little feet pattered over them. She could still hear the laughter of her little girl. That high pitched squeal of excitement illuminating the…