Month: August 2019

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Thursday 22 August 2019

Tuesday’s writing contributions were mostly admin, and mostly fielding emails. The big thing this week is confirming appointments and meetings. I confirmed today’s meeting in Birmingham, and I confirmed next…

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Goldthorpe Writers: Monday 19 August 2019

As expected, I was the only one at this week’s writers’ group on Monday. Fortunately, I’d received apologies in advance and was able to go prepared. I said I’d go…

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Book review: Run and Hide

This feature is in association with NetGalley. Run and Hide, Alan McDermott Thanks to NetGalley and to Thomas & Mercer for an advance copy of Run and Hide. I loved…

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Tuesday 20 August 2019

I finished the latest book for NetGalley and will be writing my review later this week. I really enjoyed this one, so much so I (a) bought a copy of…

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Monday 19 August 2019

I spent most of Friday doing client work. I currently have two in, and both need to be finished this week. But I also did quite a lot of admin…

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Diary of a pocket novel – back on track

It’s been a long time since I did any new work on the pocket novel. Mostly I’ve been doing other stuff, stuff that pays my wages. But there were a…

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Friday 16 August 2019

Yesterday was mostly spent doing the “heavy proofreading” job. It’s an interesting subject and I’m enjoying it very much. But it’s going to take some time. The new job that…

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Thursday 15 August 2019

Not one but two jobs failed to arrive yesterday. One was probably delayed by the current riots in Hong Kong – they’re disrupting travel arrangements by the sound of it….

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Goldthorpe Writers: Monday 12 August 2019

Apparently, we have one or two new members coming to join us in September. We should also get some of our absent members back too. I don’t know how Pauline…

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Wednesday 14 August 2019

We had a good session at the writers’ group on Monday. I’ll be writing a report just as soon as I can fit one in. Yesterday was a very busy…

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Monday 12 August 2019

Friday was a good day, even if I didn’t manage everything I wanted to do. I did a NetGalley book review and posted it to here, to Amazon, to Twitter…

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Friday 9 August 2019

I’m so glad I scheduled yesterday’s post the evening before! What a disaster yesterday turned out to be. The BT engineer had said that they wouldn’t need to call at…

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Book review: Hot Pursuit

This feature is in association with NetGalley. Hot Pursuit, Rebecca Freeborn Thanks to NetGalley and to Pantera Press for an advance copy of Hot Pursuit. I wasn’t sure whether this…

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Thursday 8 August 2019

Much of Tuesday was spent doing the client edit. I had promised it back by Tuesday, and he was going to get it back by Tuesday. I’d completed the hard…

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Goldthorpe Writers: Monday 5 August 2019

As there is likely to be just the two of us for a few weeks, we both agreed to either finish something else that we’ve started or else continue in…

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Tuesday 6 August 2019

I’ve had a bit of a busy week where my own work has suffered – and some of my clients’ work. But I’m sorting a few things with my dad’s…

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Goldthorpe Writers: “finish something”

The theme for this week’s meeting, for everyone, was “finish something”. This is because we had all started something for each of the various themes so far, or even just…

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Book review: The Lost Daughter

This feature is in association with NetGalley. The Lost Daughter, Gill Paul Thanks to NetGalley and to Headline for an advance copy of The Lost Daughter. I can’t remember the…