Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 10: Question 9

As mentioned on a previous blog post, I missed a week of this challenge. Today I originally intended to answer two questions to make up for it, but my answer to Question 9 ended up being so long, I've decided to answer two questions next week instead (sorry!). Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 10: Question 9

Meet The Characters

I have added a new section to The Mayor section of my website entitled 'Meet The Characters'. Here you can see beautiful illustrations of each of my four main characters --Melora, Jaspher, Kale and John -- drawn for me by my wonderful illustrator, Brettarts (read more about him in Affiliates). By clicking a character image you … Continue reading Meet The Characters

“Redcoat Jack is on the tele.”

Well. That's certainly not a text I was expecting to receive from my writing partner K.F. Goodacre, but receive it I did. Knowing there was only one programme any respecting English person could possibly be watching on this particular Saturday night, I flipped over to BBC One and low and behold, my character Redcoat Jack was indeed on the television! … Continue reading “Redcoat Jack is on the tele.”

La Pomme D’Or

I was asked by my writing partner K.F. Goodacre the other day if I knew of any old English or Irish female given names that meant 'hero'. She asked me this question because she was looking to name a new character, whom I supposed she wished to embody heroic traits, but in actual fact was … Continue reading La Pomme D’Or