Found a piece I'd started and thought I'd have a go at adapting it for a flash fiction piece. This is the result! Thanks John e.c. for giving me some space on Flash Fiction North.
Keep a diary and one day it’ll keep you—Mae West
Here is the second epigraph I will be using for my upcoming novel Something Else:
I'm also immensely grateful to the writer Jan Cornall for her generous and well-crafted endorsement of Something Else. In so few words she manages to point out the specifics and the universality of my story. Beautiful work, Jan!
I have survived my first round of edits and have returned them to my editor last night. I'm feeling very lucky: it's been a VERY light edit, as these things go. Like other editors, Elizabeth Coldwell's work has focussed on a few main things that have taught me something about my own writing. She has highlighted a few redundant words that I (apparently!) have a propensity towards. And like any good editor, she has picked up remaining spellos and some inconsistencies. It...Read on