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We had guests this weekend so we've been doing the touristy bit: taking in local sights despite the dreadful weather, and generally chilling out. No time to write! Our friends left late this afternoon and I was faced with a word count of 8801 - how I left my Safari Supper novel on Day 5 - marginally ahead of schedule then, but woefully behind for Day 8. So I had an AWESOME time - writing...

September has gone and it won't be long before NaNoWriMo opens its doors for this year's participants. This weekend I'm gearing up to taking the next step in the planning of my Safari Supper novel. My story arc offers me an outline of the chapters - assuming I decide to present my story in chronological order. I'll certainly aim to write it in that order - and decide later precisely how it...

What a Carry On! The character who organizes the Safari Supper is central to my story. Although she may not be the main character, she's important to me. Her husband is also a key player, as a foil to her and for the role he plays in the distribution of wine to the hostesses. I might need the poison to be delivered via the wine - haven't decided yet! While other characters...

If asked 'What's your new book all about?', I can say 'Safari Supper is a whodunnit', that much I know. The next question - to myself - is: What's it going to be like, as a 'reader' experience? What's my writing style? It's probably easier to say what Safari Supper won't be! I'm not aiming to write anything gruesome. All (there's more than one?) deaths will be quick and painless with not a...

Hoorah! My story arc is written. I've been waiting for ideas to come but today, determined to make progress, I opened my Scrivener project 'Safari Supper' and just started typing. The words flowed. It never ceases to amaze me how, faced with a blank page, given a prompt, I can write. What I write comes from who knows where. Hence my tagline: I don't know what I think until I read what...