Book Review and Giveaway – The Deception Artist

The Deception Artist - Fayette Fox Publisher – Myriad Editions Release Date – 16 May 2013 Rating – 4.5/5 Source – Sent over from the publisher… thank you! Synopsis - Who needs the truth? Eight-year-old Ivy has a vivid imagination and tells lies so that people will like her. With her brother, Brice, in hospital, … Continue reading Book Review and Giveaway – The Deception Artist

It’s over, over, over, over and done!

I am DONE with my NaNoWriMo novel.  I hit 50k this evening, the ultimate goal and, while my story is nowhere near finished plot-wise, I've hit the 50k and I'm going to stop for a while.  I need to take a break from intense writing, at least for a while.  I may pick back up … Continue reading It’s over, over, over, over and done!

Adventures in Madness – NaNoWriMo Day 17

I'm like, <this> close to 35k... it's almost scary.  4,000 words today...  I've been listening to a compilation CD today called Appalachia:  Music From Home which has been a huge inspiration.  I'd forgotten how much I loved old bluegrass and gospel, like Ralph Stanley's "Gloryland", which has actually made a feature in my NaNo novel! Ladies … Continue reading Adventures in Madness – NaNoWriMo Day 17

Adventures in Madness – NaNoWriMo Day 15 and 16

I missed last night, partially because I decided I was ahead enough to have a social night.  And also partially because I just wanted a normal night without word sprints and blog posts. Anyhow, I've cracked 30k.  Only 20k left to go.  We're getting there! If you’re interested in getting in touch, tweet me at @stephanie_khani or @londondiaries1.  … Continue reading Adventures in Madness – NaNoWriMo Day 15 and 16

Adventures in Madness – NaNoWriMo Day 14

Ba-bam, there ya go, folks! Nearly 28k today.  Hurrah for that. The ultimate plan?  30k by Friday afternoon and then 35k by the end of the weekend.  40k by Thanksgiving and then into the homestretch for the final 10k by the following Tuesday.  Ambitious?  Yes.  Best laid plans, and all that.  But I'm nearly there!! … Continue reading Adventures in Madness – NaNoWriMo Day 14

Adventures in Madness – NaNoWriMo Day 13

I've surpassed the 25k barrier.  I'm halfway there, 2 days ahead of schedule.  Give me strength. No image tonight.  I'm tired and dinner (a salad, belch) is ready. If you’re interested in getting in touch, tweet me at @stephanie_khani or @londondiaries1.  Alternatively you can email me at emailthelondondiaries [at] gmail.com.

Adventures in Madness – NaNoWriMo Day 12

Oh.  So.  Tired. If you’re interested in getting in touch, tweet me at @stephanie_khani or @londondiaries1.  Alternatively you can email me at emailthelondondiaries [at] gmail.com.