Another horrible murder for NaNo

I can’t stop writing about crime. What’s wrong with me?

apprentice-gif-500Yesterday, I sat down to write the first draft of another short, short story of 1,000 words. My structure was very simple and the story brutally brief.

An old and fading photographer takes on a young man as an apprentice with a view to partnership. But that was 10 years ago, and the young man is still doing all the menial work, carrying all the heavy equipment… and he’s feeling pretty fed up. Continue reading “Another horrible murder for NaNo”

May Update: 5 year writing project

I’m making progress on my non-fiction book, Walking the English Coast, with an anticipated publication date in June… maybe.

do you have goalsI’m taking part in Misha and Beth’s Five Year Project and my five-year goal is to write a novel and get it published.

But this month my entire focus has been on getting my non-fiction book, Walking the English Coast, ready for publication.

My original intention was to publish this book in May, ready for the summer hiking season. That deadline has, of course, slipped. Maybe it will be published in June… maybe.
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