How to Win a Short Story Competition

know, I know, I’ve been away for yonks and now when I finally come back I’m begging for your help with something. It’s rude and undignified but I’m a cute little girl so I can get away with it right? Right?? Why else would I be? Certainly not for all the sekuhara.

How To Start A Web Comic (Part 1)

The desire to start a web comic has been raging in me on and off for years, yet I’m always put off by my terrible drawing ability. Oh how I wish I hadn’t chosen writing over drawing as a teen. Maybe. However, I’ve been reading some web comics which have really simple art styles but still look good and are funny. At the same time I’ve been making peace with my Emma doodle art style and making my little doodles for my web sites and SNS – especially instagram. Finally the two came to a head and I realised I could make a charming web comic because the writing quality is without question and my art style is good enough now.

How to Create a Giraffe

The following is a sketch script I wrote for a challenge on HitRECord.org. Please check out my account there and support me. With enough attention and likes my work might be featured in short films and other final, already-funded productions.

Writing Wednesday: Idea Farmer

No one knows where ideas come from. I like to think there is an immense galactic cow who spews out idea milk all over the universe as she floats across the skies and you can’t prove me wrong.

How to completely fail at editing your novel

I started a regular tweet feature called #AdventuresInEditing, where I tweet real and made up excuses why I didn’t get any work done today. I hope it amuses people and gets some aspiring not to be like me in that regard. I’m so great I can turn a bout of laziness into a motivational event.

Writing Wednesday: Who to bite next

Together they spent some time selecting and tracking suitable characters for Ramses to turn. He drove the pickup slowly down the street, looking for individuals he judged worthy. This consisted of those who looked like they had no one to miss them in the mortal world and who could hold their own when the supernatural shit hit the metaphorical fan.

Writing Wednesday: Vampire Awakes

With a gulp of milk, he wondered if news presenters ever wore trousers. Then an item on the news broadcast actually caught his attention.

Writing Wednesday: Mag-Lev Conspiracy

Jacob Kelly didn’t particularly like it when the car fell on him. Strictly speaking, nor did he hate it as he didn’t have the mental capacity to form opinions at the time.