Diary

WIP report – The Dragon’s Den (17,520)

Word count: 17,520 / 35,000 Well, I missed the CampNaNo deadline, but I made it halfway to my target word count and am still in act one. This instalment of the Basilica Conspiracy is a little more intricate than Chasing Sisyphus. We're peeling back the layers of why Governor Miyamoto was targeted. We get a glimpse of… Continue reading WIP report – The Dragon’s Den (17,520)

Book News, Diary

Arriving at the question

It was meant to be a short and shallow steamy read. That's what perplexes me about The Only Question That Matters: how it ballooned into a novella. The intention was a 1,200-word wham-bam-thankyou-sir flashfic, but while writing Sofia's initial exchange with Alexei, little hints at her backstory kept popping up. I had to explore what got… Continue reading Arriving at the question

Three book covers in the "Undercover Lovers" series, featuring portraits of women above a night time cityscape.
Interesting Finds, Reviews

Fresh find: Secrets and Spies (Undercover Lovers #1) by Ellie Barker

When Nikolas Jinsen, police mole, meets an unusual woman named Sky, he thinks he’s just in for a night of pleasure. But he’s soon pulled into a world of mafia dealings, stolen documents, hacked computers and kidnappings – not to mention a woman with a taste for exhibition, a Queen who demands payment in pleasure,… Continue reading Fresh find: Secrets and Spies (Undercover Lovers #1) by Ellie Barker