Category Archive: success

May 13

Winning flash

Woo, just found out I won Lily’s Friday Prediction, with my entry ‘Picasso’. Apparently it’s a ‘slavering, horror ride’ How’s that for a plug! For those of you who don’t know, Lily Childs runs a flash fiction contest every week in which you have to weave three randomly selected words into a 100-word story. It’s …

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Mar 25

Lily Childs, nominated for Spinetingler Award!!

Lily Childs, an excellent horror writer (and web friend of mine) has just had one of her stories (Carpaccio) nominated for the 2011 Spinetingler Award for Best Short Story on the Web. I’m not jealous…at all….*wahhhh* But in all seriousness she really does deserve it. Lily is an outstanding writer who never fails to leave me …

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Mar 08

The beginning of the end

That’s more like it! Somewhere around 4,000 words written tonight…woo! I’m starting to build up to the climax of my novel now and the action is beginning to hot up. I’ve just set my main characters on their path to the final conflict and it’s looking pretty tense, and bloody, already. I think I have …

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Feb 22

Holy strawberries, Batman! We’re in a jam!

Fifty followers? Blimey *straightens tie* I better think of something important to say…and on a regular basis. I promised myself once I reached fifty followers I would try and take my blogging a little more seriously. Try to talk about sensible things and….*snigger* I can’t finish that sentence without laughing! I can’t do sensible; you’ll …

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Nov 29

Nano: Day 29 – Winner!

Sorry about the lack of updates for the past week, it’s been a stressful few days…but sod that now! I’ve got my 50k! And I still have a day left, wooo! Congratulations to everyone who has made it so far, and thanks to the people who gave a me a prod when I needed it. …

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