Category: Writer Journey

Chapter 81 : Writers Group Covid19 Skyp

First writers Skype group tonight since corona crazy laid its ugly rotten egg over us all. Little glitchy here and there – but all in all – an awesome night. Didn’t realise how much I would relish seeing familiar faces. It’s all very weird… Continue Reading “Chapter 81 : Writers Group Covid19 Skyp”

Chapter 80: Corona Poetry

Covid19. What an arsehole. Here is today’s thoroughly uplifting efforts. Not your view I walk As in a tomb Live-in ghost room to room I feel Each cranny Every nook I trace I look loving place loving Home warm meals Navigations Mediations grey business… Continue Reading “Chapter 80: Corona Poetry”

Chapter 77: Page 90 & a half

Today was the day. The gmail alert went off early. I opened half an eyeball to check and there it was. The IngramSpark proof had arrived… again. But today… this day… it was going to be all good. the final copy. perfect. or at… Continue Reading “Chapter 77: Page 90 & a half”

Chapter 75: Eff Fame

“Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own So You Are… Pregnant! needs to get out there and be read, though this is easier said than done when on the cusp… Continue Reading “Chapter 75: Eff Fame”

Chapter 74: Love letter to my bookie-wookie

Before I launch So You Are… Pregnant! into the world – regardless if it reaches 6 or 6000, I’d like to put my dreams out there first of what I hope it achieves. Dear SO YOU ARE… PREGNANT! I’m not going to lie… you’ve… Continue Reading “Chapter 74: Love letter to my bookie-wookie”

Chapter 73: Undoing myself

Editing So You Are… Pregnant! has been technically challenging (links are a one way ticket to la la land and not the one with A-listers fox trotting about), but reliving it over and over and over has been the hardest part of this entire… Continue Reading “Chapter 73: Undoing myself”

Chapter 72 : Dress to Empress

… Or – Writing Attire. “Where are you going,” asked my son. “To work.” “Oh? Do you go somewhere to write?” “Sometimes, but not today.” “Then why are you dressed up?” “Because I’m going to work.” “But, you work at home.” “Doesn’t mean I… Continue Reading “Chapter 72 : Dress to Empress”

Chapter 69: Writers Comp Bomb Out

I suppose it wouldn’t really be a true writers journey if I just posted the failed attempts without the emotion that comes with that failure. I swore at the beginning of the year I was going to pack in the competition thing. While they… Continue Reading “Chapter 69: Writers Comp Bomb Out”

Chapter 68: Heroines Journey – Part 2

Writers Group Exercise Week 2: Homework – re-write a fairy tale based on the Heroines Journey Model. This is my attempt with the steps integrated because my brain isn’t that clever. Enjoy. Snow White and Rose Red STEP 1: Separation from the Feminine. I… Continue Reading “Chapter 68: Heroines Journey – Part 2”

Chapter 67: On creating a podcast

I sent this in an email to my writing group peers. A year ago I would never have dreamed of suggesting, let alone actually pressing send on something this elaborate and wordy. This is the wonderful privilege of being a member of a group… Continue Reading “Chapter 67: On creating a podcast”