My 7th story is out :)

Save One is out and available on Smashwords or Amazon. It’s a YA sci-fi dystopian, set in an indeterminate future where, 16-year-old soon-to-be codebreaker, Sauska is coming of age.

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Save One is available

Save One is out ­čÖé It is 32,230 words long and it sits in the Young Adult and Dystopian genres. It can also be a little bit of a Coming of Age story as well. It follows one individual Sauska Morin as she is accepted into the cryptanalyst school to become a code breaker. Her […]

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New cover image for Save One

I’ve created a new book cover image for Save One. I changed because I wasn’t fully happy with the black and white one. I like colour and I think that it shows the tone of the book a little more. I’m also doing the eleventh edit and I’m hoping that this will be the last […]

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Save One Edit 9

I did an edit sprinkle of my draft if that’s what you can call it. I put my book through the free version of Grammarly. I picked up quite a few things that caused me embarrassment. I spelt the word border wrong so many times and often missed out single words that needed to be […]

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Save One draft 8

I’ve just managed to finish the eight draft of this novella ­čÖé It’s been a long time coming.┬áI wasn’t going to be doing any editing at the moment, but after having a talk to one of my friend’s convinced me to push myself. I did 39 pages in one day and the other 15 the […]

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Draft 6 of Save One done

It’s been over six months since I last touched this story. I’m so glad that I’m getting back to it because I want to get this done by my birthday in two months time. The edits I’m doing are mostly line and word edits. No larger things like scene or chapter arrangements.┬áI’m still iffy about […]

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A new story in progress

I’ve written the first three chapters of a new story. I had writing a skeleton draft of this story last November. I pretty much started with the end in mind and during a plane trip got back into it and added some more events to it. It’s going to be a young adult fantasy set […]

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New to YA fantasy

I don’t think I’ve ever attempted a YA fantasy before. I’ve don’t a bit of YA and a bit a fantasy. But it wasn’t until last month that I had the idea that combined the two of them. I ran with it and after┬álike┬átwenty chapters am I googling the questions ‘What are the elements of […]

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I have a title for my new YA fantasy

So far I’ve written quite a bit for this story ­čÖé But there have been times when I get stuck because┬áI’m mostly pantsing┬áit with a very rough outline of where things should head. When this happens I go back and edit what I’ve done. I find it’s very helpful setting the story in stone. And […]

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