Showing posts from January, 2021

Year-end Writing Wrap-Up and Some Geneva Photos

ere we go with the 2020 writing wrap-up! Some new photos below, to reward you after the wall of text! January to April I revised the character faces for every story group I need to add a few, including Alexandre from The Byzantine Time (see NaNoWriMo below): I need an intern , revisited I reposted an old post about classic authors such as Somerset Maugham I participated in a blog tour hosted by Jemi Fraser ! I participated in the February writing exercise on dialogue, the March exercise on scene setting and the April one on real characters, all on thelitforum Christopher Tolkien passed away (I haven’t collated all the other RiP posts from this year) May to August I consolidated all my social network links ! I participated in the May writing exercise, writing a 500-word story I collated all my hodge-podge posts , including when I finally blogged about my favourite word, hiraeth I participated in the June writing exercise, Dancing in the Dark , with two scenes!

Year-End Knitting Round-up and Snow Part 3!

now! After I posted about a light dusting of snow , and how we had to go up into the mountains to find snow , we had a realy snowfall down in the valley! Photos below! But first, the year-end knitting round-up. I've got to collate my writing round-up too, and I usually do that one first, but this one is coming easier at the moment. The 2019 wrap-up featured baby photos! I also mentioned a pair of leggings I was considering making for a friend. Little did I know that I would soon have a lot more time for that project... My first completed project was a red superhero scarf (in a post that also paid tribute to Christopher Tolkien). Then, in what I did not know at the time was to be my final outing for a good long time, I wrote a knitting in the wild post about the Canada and impressionism exhibit we went to in Lausanne. Then I knit a hackeysack, which has since beenrepurposed as a stress ball, and started baking and knitting in earnest: baby hats ! (In a post that also

New IWSG Publication! New Kait Nolan! Writers on the Moon! More Snow!

his year's Insecure Writer's Group anthology is now available for pre-order. And guess who's one of the chosen authors? Yours truly! I'm so excited to be part of this! Dark Matter: Artificial An Insecure Writer’s Support Group Anthology   Discover dark matter’s secrets…   What is an AI’s true role? Will bumbling siblings find their way home from deep space? Dark matter is judging us—are we worthy of existence? Would you step through a portal into another reality? Can the discoverer of dark matter uncover its secrets? Ten authors explore dark matter, unraveling its secrets and revealing its mysterious nature. Featuring the talents of Stephanie Espinoza Villamor, C.D. Gallant-King, Tara Tyler, Mark Alpert, Olga Goldim, Steph Wolmarans, Charles Kowalski, Kim Mannix, Elizabeth Mueller, and Deniz Bevan.   Hand-picked by a panel of agents, authors, and editors, these ten tales will take readers on a journey across time and space. Prepare for ignition!   Founded