A quick note to say sorry for the silence!! My second laptop went and turned up its toes on me a couple of weeks ago and I’m such a webtrog that it’s taken me THIS LONG to figure out the very simple process of signing myself back into wordpress *hangs head in shame*
Just to briefly fill you in:
While waiting for the next round of editorial notes to come in for Resonance, I’ve started back on the WiP again. As you know I’ve spent most of the past month converting the first 30k from what was 3rd person past tense, to the more intimate 1st person reminiscent. Well, I finally got that conversion finished and have moved on to new stuff. To celebrate I put a little of that new section online. You can find it HERE if you like.
Also, I returned to the blog to discover this lovely note that one of my former students had left re her publishing success.
I was lucky enough to attend one of your Fantasy Fiction workshops in the IWC a couple of years ago. The positive feedback and support I received from you encouraged me to send my work out into the world. And I am happy to report that an extract of one of my children’s stories was published in the newly formed The Looking Glass magazine recently. I attended the official launch in Trinity College last week, and met with many enthusiastic writers and illustrators! I just wanted to say thanks to you for running the workshop and I hope you continue to inspire emerging writers.
Congratulations, Julianna. I’m going to hunt down that issue of Looking Glass now and enjoy your success!
Thanks to Michelle Molony for writing this sweet article on Into The Grey. Apparently she wrote it directly after the Dublin Launch in 2011 – but thought the nomination for the CBI Award to be a good time to republish. Thank you for the kind words and the support, Michelle. It means a lot that you would take the trouble to write such an extensive post.
OK. That’s enough from me. I need to get to work now and fullfill a long delayed promise to a very special Polish reader, Edith! Edith wants to get Christopher Garron’s Merron bracelets tattooed on her arm, so I’m just about to settle down with graph paper and pencil and finally finally finally tie down thier design.
Fun fun fun!