Word count: 53,183 ✒️ Well, hooty tooty, this WIP has hit 53k words and there's still so much more to tell. It's, without doubt, a hot mess and I hope another 10k words will turn it into a proper dumpster fire. However, I'm reassured by pretty much the entire internet that this is acceptable for … Continue reading WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (53,183)
Word count: 43,954 / 50,000 ✒️ My Camp NaNo was a bit of a fail, but I'm totally OK with that. Just before writing, I took a long hard look at the WIP for The Dragon's Den and jiggled a few things around. It meant instead of picking up where I left off, upping the word … Continue reading WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (43,954)
I had a little flare-up last week. For anyone who doesn't know, I get occasional bouts of depression. Sometimes they're cyclical 🦈 sometimes they're seasonal 🥶 sometimes they hit when I'm sick 🤧 and sometimes they just hit. It's fine, I've had it for years (possibly long before I got a proper diagnosis) and know … Continue reading Cleaning house
I've had the honour of appearing on contemporary romance author Sonia Stanizzo's blog this morning. Check it out: 10 Questions with JL Peridot Thank you for the questions, Sonia! Re: question 6, I'm fully serious about feeling triggered while writing. The struggle was real then, and I guess it left a lasting impression.