Category Archives: I Am Writing

I Am Writing – 24/1/22 – Postscript

Double Exposure is now with beta readers, so I have a new WIP. From Postscript: The presence nudged him with a gentle warmth like an old favourite blanket. He yawned. The old woman behind him chuckled. “You feel it, then? … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 17/1/22 – Double Exposure

From Double Exposure: “Both of you stay in the car. There’s someone in the house.” “You’re not—” Simon had sprinted up the steps before Ben finished protesting. The front door was unlocked. Someone sat on Frank’s favourite chair, nursing a … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 10/1/22 – Double Exposure

From Double Exposure: Simon let his fangs drop. “Were there any reports of survivors?” he asked carefully. Rupert might trust Elard, but Simon didn’t know him well enough yet. He’d come across clergy before who weren’t the men they appeared … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 2/1/22 – Double Exposure

Prelude to Love is being proofed, so it’s back to working on Double Exposure, and having fun with Ben and Simon in New Zealand. “I should expect a proper family inquisition then?” Simon didn’t sound like he was joking. “I … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 28/12/21 – Prelude to Love

From Prelude to Love: “Hmm.” Joel took a bite of toast and chewed thoughtfully. “I think the pieces are coming together well, but what you said has possibilities. If Toni takes my orchestra rehearsal at the school one evening, I … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 20/12/21 – Prelude to Love

From Prelude to Love. The road was slow going with several speed humps, and a stream ran alongside it. Small families of ducks swam together, although one loner had gone ahead. In the distance Joel could hear shouting and cheering … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 13/12/21 – Prelude to Love

From Prelude to Love: A trumpet blared, jarring Marcus from his thoughts. Joel lowered his baton, and although most of the orchestra stopped, the kid playing the trumpet didn’t seem to notice. “Quentin!” Joel called, and the kid suddenly stopped … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 6/12/21 – Prelude to Love

From Prelude to Love: He grabbed his trolley and headed into the supermarket, a sale on chocolate catching his eye. Chocolate was made with vegetables, right? He could totally justify a couple of blocks. He paused, trying to decide between … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 29/1/21 – Prelude to Love

Working on edits for Prelude to Love: Marcus followed Isabel’s directions and pulled up in front of the one-storey duplex she’d indicated. Grey-and-white birds cooed outside, busying themselves finding food in the grass under the large pōhutukawa trees lining the … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 22/11/21 – Double Exposure

From Double Exposure. “The guys we’re meeting with know where to find us, right?” Ben looked more than a little jet lagged despite getting some sleep on the long flight from the States. [next two lines redacted – huge spoiler] … Continue reading

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