Have you ever had a character take you by surprise? Yesterday my hero drugged my heroine. Didn't see that coming....
I thought it was meant to be showers? It is April showers... right? Except we have had snow, hail and ice. Last night we were at -1. What? I mean I'm used to Wales... I know that sometimes the weather can be tough. I mean last year the climate did nothing but rain. But this… Continue reading Snow in April
I don't write long novels, at least not usually but the one that is on the computer at the moment is turning out to be longer than I anticipated. So the question I find myself asking is whether to cut it and write it in two parts. Normally I write books between the 60k and… Continue reading The last third of a novel
Well, I have started. I have a feeling that this is going to take a while...
Started another pencil drawing that will wrap around a 20 x 25 cm canvas. It seems huge after the tiny one I worked on last week... It is, or will be, some trotting horses. In Wales there is a lot of harness racing... I just hope I can capture the speed and urgency of the… Continue reading New WIP
Aren't they the cutest!
Remember that lamb? The one that we found in the smallholding and we were surprised to see. Namely because we were meant to have a barren ewe. Well, she is doing fine. As are her Mum and Dad.
Went to the shops today for a canvas... Came back with a bed spread. Not even I can work that one out.
I live in Wales and normally there is nothing drastic that happens here. Sure we have storms but they are not massive. Then 2015 started to end. I should have known that there was something wrong when the weatherman started naming the storms. Naming them! But my family and I just laughed it off. We… Continue reading Storm damage
Yep... Last night I put the final pencil mark onto the drawing and reached for the new can of fixative. I didn't read the warning label. I should have... The drawing is fine but I managed to gas myself and get a headache. So today I have put another layer of this new spray that… Continue reading It’s finished!