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I Am Writing – 17/10/21 – Double Exposure

From Double Exposure: “Rupert has a habit of going to ground as soon as there’s any hint of trouble. It’s how he’s survived so long.” Simon frowned. “The fact he’s not here doesn’t bode well for the seriousness of this … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 10/10/21 – Double Exposure

The man who hadn’t spoken chuckled. “You’re hardly more than a kid. Stay where you are and we won’t hurt you.” Ben winced. The idiot was going to regret that. Worse than underestimating Simon, he’d already added to how pissed … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 3/1/21 – Double Exposure

From Double Exposure: “The council is sending someone and want us to wait for him.” Simon leaned over Ben’s shoulder. “Although they claimed they didn’t have anyone who handles these things in Wellington, apparently they do.” “Then why ask us?” … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 27/9/21 – Double Exposure

From Double Exposure, book 1 of Pōneke Shadows, my Sleepless City spinoff. The smell that hit him when he walked into the office was very different, and difficult to ignore considering it had been spray painted in large letters on … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 20/9/21 – Prelude to Love

From Prelude to Love, which has just gone off to betas: “You should take the cable car up to Kelburn if you haven’t already,” Bernadette added. “Keith and I used to do that before we were married. We’d walk down … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 13/9/21 – Prelude to Love

On the second draft of Prelude to Love, then onto betas: By the time Joel reached the house he was wet through. He dived through the door, dripping puddles onto the mat. He shook out the sweatshirt he’d held over … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – Prelude to Love

Ten pages to go and I’ve finished the first draft of the 2nd edition of Prelude to Love “Want me to take my usual spot?” Marcus didn’t want to distract Joel too much. “Yeah, if that works. Sorry, there isn’t … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 29/8/21 – Prelude to Love

I’ve added several new scenes to Prelude to Love this week. Here’s a snippet: “Did you have lunch?” “I think so.” Or had that piece of toast been breakfast? “I don’t remember,” Joel had to admit. “I owe Darin five … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 22/8/21 – Prelude to Love

His mother had always been a bit on the passive-aggressive side. Meeting a problem head-on had never been her style. After Joel left home, it had taken her years to contact him directly, and even then she’d never talked about … Continue reading

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I Am Writing – 15/8/21 – Prelude to Love

Marcus listened for a moment but zoned out as soon as Joel began talking about enharmonic equivalents—whatever that meant. Joel moved in closer to Isabel as he spoke so they could both see the book. He spoke slowly enough to … Continue reading

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