Topic archives: novel manuscript

So what’s happening with <i>Smoke & Dancing</i>?

So what’s happening with Smoke & Dancing?

April 10, 2009 9

I have been asked a few times lately what’s happening with this novel manuscript, as people know I’m also working on a new one. Well lit-lovelies, here’s the juice. I’m restructuring, rewriting, adding, subtracting, overhauling Smoke & Dancing this long weekend. This is the story so far, in point form (because my brain is mush after the first […]

I’m Terribly Afraid I Might Spontaneously Combust

I’m Terribly Afraid I Might Spontaneously Combust

October 19, 2008 8

Never have I felt this burning, scorching, bubbling of my insides so intensely before. I have previously likened the process of idea and inspiration for a story as being like a ‘brew’. The ingredients begin to react together inside your mind and pop and spit until it spills over onto the page as a draft. But this time… I […]