Category Archive: The Novel

Clin g i n g

I’ m writin g and edi ting Waiting for the arrival of The NOD or arms-crossed an exhaled break and then “Much to do.” Clinging h old in g on for the sake… Continue reading

Undefined

Today I woke up wondering what I was doing. The weight of Doubt, crushing. The “calling” of WRITER, a weak wear. The journey daunting, exhausting and plagued by by… an empty legacy. Self-worth… Continue reading

Novel Update: #25: Hanging on

Still at it. Editing away into Revision Draft 6, post-chapter-by-chapter overhaul. It’s better this time around. I’m actually excited tackling the story with a newfound inspiration and focus. (Must be the sunshine.) Still…… Continue reading

Novel Update #22: A Writer’s journey

So Sam is about to be admitted to hospital (Novel update #6). It’s going to be a very scary time for Mary, his wife as she comes to deal with the nightmare that… Continue reading

Novel Update #21: A Sampling

Hello there: As I continue to slug away at editing the manuscript for my novel Fallout with my editor, I thought I’d offer up another tiny sample. Here’s a small taste. Enjoy! Lise was embarrassed now.… Continue reading

Endless Ever After

Stitching it together piece by piece Trying to make it brilliant then release   Always constant motion words fall through Characters are mumbling Fighting blue   Never wanting less than rainbow shades Cannot… Continue reading

You Cannot Reach Me Here

Hello Friends. Here is yet another re-post while I continue my redrafting of my manuscript. Enjoy! — Paula You cannot reach me Here I am far from you Carried away by Melody Shades… Continue reading

Playful Wordplay

Hello Friends. Here is another re-post while I continue to redraft the manuscript. Enjoy! — Paula Cough, craving candy clear Don’t doodle, dare dear Seeing seesaw saving soul-full Hasty help, humbly hopeful Balanced… Continue reading

Unspoken Speaking

Hello Friends. As I have reported recently (Novel Update #18), I am deeply entrenched in my revisions for Draft #3 of my manuscript. So I thought it might be nice to fill The… Continue reading

Novel Update #17

Well the annual Writers Festival is nearly upon me and with it, a new perspective. A year ago, I met my Editor, a published writer herself, at the festival. I remember the nerves,… Continue reading