Closing Chapters (aka – Killing your darlings)

In life, and in writing, it is a challenge… The last few months I have had to refocus on writing my manuscript, I have had to restructure the opening of the book. Decide on the tense – yep, stuck with first person, and, (gasp), I have had to “kill my darlings”. Yes that is a […]

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My portmanteau guide to life, well, words:

There’s some things you should know about me. I love wordplay. I love to abbreviate words. And I laugh at funny acronyms in what I’m reading. I love a good double entendre, a good pun, and the occasional spoonerism. But above them all, I love creating my own portmanteau, a literary tool for combining, or […]

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