Kate Forsyth – plotting a novel

My current definition of intense – spending a day with Kate Forsyth while she teaches the finer points of plotting a novel. I flew to Sydney (blue skies, warm weather, gorgeous friends) for the weekend to do a writing course at the Australian Writers’ Centre. Kate was equal parts inspiration and practicality – I finished… Continue reading Kate Forsyth – plotting a novel

November writing

This month, my one and only writing goal was to start and finish the second novel in my children’s series. I signed up for NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, where participants are encouraged to write 50,000 words of a novel. And I am happy to report I did it! 55,638 words in November! I am… Continue reading November writing