amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse

Spring Rush – 25K Word Goal

If you have seen the hashtag #SpringRush on Twitter you’ll know that accountability threads and aesthetics abound, and that writers are embarking on a writing challenge to get 25k words done between 15 Feb and 21 March. I don’t know if I will reach it, and I won’t be writing every day. But! Here are… Continue reading Spring Rush – 25K Word Goal

Pagham-verse, The Crows, Uncategorized, world building

Pagham-on-Sea Pub Crawl (Ultimate Challenge Version)

Pagham-on-Sea, East Sussex, is a town described as "too bleak for the bleak geeks", but it does have some quite good pubs. In this post, we look at the 11 pubs from best to worst (c.2019) at least according to the Good Pub Guide website: The Red RamThe New InnThe Ship's WheelThe Mill HouseThe King's… Continue reading Pagham-on-Sea Pub Crawl (Ultimate Challenge Version)

amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, world building

#AmWriting (Honest)

So! You've read The Crows, or you're nearing the end, and you want to know what I'm writing next? OF COURSE YOU ARE. I find it hard to keep all my eggs from rolling out of their respective baskets so here's a breakdown of the projects I'm working on and where they all are in… Continue reading #AmWriting (Honest)

amwriting, Longread, Pagham-verse, writing tips

Co-Writing for Beginners

Writing is a collaborative process. Even if you write purely for yourself, you will be in dialogue with the world around you, your influences, other authors, and the context in which you write. No one can write anything in a vacuum. There is already a lot of discourse on critique partners, beta readers, sensitivity readers,… Continue reading Co-Writing for Beginners

Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, Uncategorized

I Found the Town that Isn’t There…

When I had time to stop and stare I found the town that isn't there. It isn't there again today. I'm glad that town has stayed away.   For my birthday treat my husband took me to St Leonard's, East Sussex, for the weekend and on Saturday we trundled along the coast to blustery Norman's… Continue reading I Found the Town that Isn’t There…