I’ve been a bit quiet on my blog for the last week because we’ve been moving house and although I’ve tried to keep up with regular posts. I’ll be back on my favourite authors books again shortly, but for now I’ll show off our new home. We’re still unpacking and will be for weeks but… Continue reading Moving house is exhausting but rewarding…
I hope you enjoyed your Valentine's Day. I certainly did as we had our monthly game day catch up with friends, we ate lots, laughed and played 'chicken foot' (it's a great domino game). Here are my February Writing Prompts, to jog my memory and yours, and to keep ideas flowing. Valentine's Day 2021 Theme:… Continue reading How was your Valentine’s Day?
I've just finished Judy Nunn's book 'Territory'. She is a consummate storyteller imparting history in her narratives. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Northern Territory was attacked by the Japanese and it's good to see the story bought into perspective, along with cyclone Tracy, both events destroying the city of Darwin but not breaking the spirit… Continue reading What I’m reading now and next…
Cheers everyone! Have a safe and happy celebration! May 2021 bring you love, time with family members, be creative and innovative and enjoy overcoming challenges. Life is short, live every minute. - Jill
This week I had a Christmas party with my fellow writers The Ten Penner's. It was great to chill out in the pool, talk books, sell a couple of books and eat, drink and be merry. Then I had a Christmas lunch with my fellow volunteers, great workmates and friends at St Vincent de Paul's… Continue reading Christmas Festivities are here!
Talk about leaving it till the last minute - 50223 / 50000 total words. I made the target! Yay and Phew! Jul 31, 2020 1200 words Jul 30, 2020 1000 words Jul 30, 2020 1000 words Now onto the next tasks! The Ten Penners have a monthly meeting tomorrow. Whether we are Zooming or meeting up to social distance… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo – I’m a Winner!
Here we are on the 30th July and I've added another little bit to my running total - 47023 / 50000 total words Jul 30, 2020 1400 words Jul 29, 2020 1000 words Jul 28, 2020 2000 words Jul 27, 2020 1000 words I hope to finish the word count later today, crossing my fingers on that! My next project is… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo and next project
The final few days of Camp NaNoWriMo are here and I'm still just on the target line, but having done 2 hours or using my equation 1000 words = 1 hour, I've added 2000 words tonight. The running total is 44623 / 50000 total words Will I manage a bit over 5 more hours over the last three… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo update …countdown
Since my last post, I've had some good days and some bad days, but never mind the end is in sight. Total words to the end of last night, but I've yet to start tonight. I'm under the timeline to reach my target but I've high hopes that I'll complete the 50,000 words or in… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo update 27th July
Australian author Jesse Blackadder, whose award-winning work ranged from historical fiction to books for children, has died aged 56 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Robert Moran, Sydney Morning Herald June 12, 2020 I met Jesse at a Gold Coast Writers Literary Luncheon several years ago. She was a warm and engaging person with generous… Continue reading Tribute to Jessica Blackadder