Monthly Archives: April 2011

Shivers finds a home

After what has become known as the Pipes Affair, the mood around here needed to be a bit more uplifting. An acceptance with a small press in the USA is just the ticket. Pill Hill Press is based in west … Continue reading

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Pipes: done and dusted (for now)

Completed ‘Pipes’ last Thursday evening. Pounded out around 1000 words over the course the afternoon (though that is really 1300 seeing as how I somehow failed to save about 300 words and lost it when I turned the laptop off. … Continue reading

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Day 14 (ish) – that light at the end of the tunnel is not the 3.15 from Broadmeadows

In the last straight with regards to the first (though really it feels like half of the first draft) draft of ‘Pipes’. Monday night I finished the last section, which came in at just over 1000 words and last night … Continue reading

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Day 12 – things get better

A better writing experience today. I’ve moved to the last section, the dinner party in the fully renovated church. With the end in sight, my mood has improved a great deal. While the story in its current state is a … Continue reading

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Movie watching

Put the laptop aside last night and watched the movie adaptation of King’s Christine. Well, most of it before I fell asleep on the couch, which is more a function of general exhaustion and not a comment on than the … Continue reading

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Day 11 – I have a cunning plan

And that cunning plan is to put my head down and just write. Not to worry about how the story is shaping up, not to come here and complain about my writing woes. No one likes a whinger, least of … Continue reading

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