I’m slowly starting to get back into the swing of things. And, part of that, is realising just how much needs to be altered in Dark One’s Bride after the last change Clara insisted upon. It means that scenes, complete chapters I wrote some years back, no longer fit into the storyline. I haven’t cut so… Continue reading And So the Cutting Begins
On Monday, Simba, a cat we’d had for close to twelve years had to be put down. We sort of knew it was coming, but he’d pretty much claimed my daughter as his human and she’s taking it especially hard as he came into our lives when I was only three months pregnant. For those… Continue reading It’s Going to be One of “Those Years”
I’m feeling quite a bit better since my last post. Not 100%, but I can think clearly enough to type most of the time. So it’s back to Dark One’s Bride I go, where it takes a semi-unexpected turn. See, in DOM, certain circumstances have Clara taking in the street urchin, Tommy, and making him… Continue reading Still finding new ways to surprise me
If any season could be singled out as my least favourite, it would be winter. Not just because it’s cold and wet, but due to the blasted sickly bugs that always pay a visit via my partner or daughter. Both of which love to share. This year, my daughter lovingly brought home the flu and decided to share… Continue reading I hate winter
In chapter sixteen, Dylan and his new companions were attacked by some people unfortunate enough to mistake him for a priest. Death ensued and now the group must find a place to camp…
This week, my dear Weekend Writing Warriors and Snippet Sunday Folk. I’m going to skip a little ahead in Dark One’s Bride to the next chapter.
In this piece, Clara has been greeted by the lady of the castle and, after shooing the other noblewomen, has ushered her off into a room for talk and tea…
I first wrote a large chunk of Dark One’s Bride way back in November of 2013, not long after Dark One’s Mistress was originally published. Back then, it was the second of a duology. And, technically, complete. But it felt rushed, especially the second half which became Dark One’s Wife. Whilst struggling on with a… Continue reading When in Doubt, Send in the Assassins!