Category Archives: Recommended

Book Reviews update

Here are a few of my recent Goodreads reviews. I’m reading lots this year and enjoying every page.  Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak review by Jill Smith This is a brilliant book. I feel like Markus Zusak carefully considered … Continue reading

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T C Bartlett picture books are amazing…

Book Review by Jill Smith©May2020 Title: It’s Music Time Author/Illustrator: T.C. Bartlett This story is told through the intricately crafted illustrations and minimal words. ‘Now don’t dillydally in the woods, young man, or you’ll be late for your music lesson.’ … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo update – Day 27 – nearly there!

Camp NaNoWriMo update – 2 1/2 hours this morning bringing my running total to 46985 and that includes dropping my chapters into a template – it’s looking like a book! Another glorious day everyone. Please continue to practice social distancing, … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo update – Day 18

Camp NaNoWriMo update – day 18 – slightly under today’s target but still managed 1250 words bringing my running total to 29,700 words. I’m enjoying the edit. The second book in The Ancient Aliens series re-edit is almost complete. Then … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo update

After a lovely walk at the beach this morning, I didn’t get up early enough to do my usual 2 hours editing from 6 am to 8 am (I slept in). Starting in the afternoon I find it harder not … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo update – day 3

I’ve started with slow and steady progress, Day 1 – 1st April 2 hours = 2000, Day 2 – 2nd April 1 1/2 hours 1500 words, and today 3rd April 1 1/2 hours so far adding 1500 words to the … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo and how to survive coronavirus

Camp NaNoWriMo has provided a Self Care checklist daily leading up to starting the month of April with your project. I’m editing again as I’ve several manuscripts that need shaping up. I’ll be updating as I go. It appears that … Continue reading

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