08th Oct 2012
After Dark by Emi Gayle (which is me!!)

The Next Big Thing … is that you? It could be … better check this list!

Dirty, rotten scoundrel — I mean, great friend, Julie Reece 😉 — tagged me to take part in “The Next Big Thing” and answer ten questions about my current work...

13th Apr 2011

With so many books, how does one find … 1?

If you want to find your friends, you’ll use Facebook. If you want to know the best contractor to fix your front porch, you might scour Angie’s List. If you...

07th Apr 2011
#yalit on Twitter

#yalit on Twitter

I apologize for my lack of blogging. It’s not that I haven’t been working, in fact, my other me has been busy dealing with book release, launch and marketing ‘stuff’...

20th Mar 2011
Brenda Drake’s First 250 Words Contest — you in?

Brenda Drake’s First 250 Words Contest — you in?

The following 252 words are the first … ‘250 words’ (to end of sentence) … of After Dark. I’ve been instructed, by my fabuloso writer buddy Claire Gillian, to post...

19th Mar 2011
After Dark Editing done!

After Dark Editing done!

Two weeks, 2000 words gone, After Dark has been through my standard edits. What are those standard edits? The first is a pass by one of my writer buddies. Gotta...

14th Mar 2011
37 writing days, 79,000 words … the results

37 writing days, 79,000 words … the results

So I spent the last 2.5 months writing the first draft of After Dark and last week, I finished! As of today, I have completed my first full draft edit...

04th Mar 2011

Day 37: Write-umentary : THE END!

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +3562 Word challenges added into scenes: None. All last word challenges left for some other time. Total word count to-date: 78,756 (100% done...

03rd Mar 2011
Day 36 : Write-umentary

Day 36 : Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +2181 Word challenges added into scenes: None … but I have two left for tomorrow. Total word count to-date: 75,194 (94% done with...

02nd Mar 2011
Day 35: Write-umentary

Day 35: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +3007 Word challenges added into scenes: Pfish food Spank me sideways What’d you find, Holmes? Extra-terrestrial Total word count to-date:...

27th Feb 2011
Day 34 : Write-umentary (70k words!)

Day 34 : Write-umentary (70k words!)

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +5950 Word challenges added into scenes: None this time, but I have a number to add, still. 🙂 Total word...

21st Feb 2011
Day 33: Write-umentary

Day 33: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +4046 Word challenges added into scenes: Wonga (ha!) Total word count to-date: 64,056 (81% done with this story!) Notes: Winn...

20th Feb 2011
Day 32: Write-umentary

Day 32: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +2249 Word challenges added into scenes: No new ones added today. Got a couple left to go, though. 🙂 Total...

19th Feb 2011
Day 31: Write-umentary

Day 31: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +3489 Word challenges added into scenes: Boomshackalacka Dude! You did *not* just call me a dudette! Sausage and mash is...

12th Feb 2011
Day 30: Write-umentary

Day 30: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +2722 Word challenges worked into scenes: Riparian

11th Feb 2011
Day 29: Write-umentary

Day 29: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +912 Word challenges worked into scenes: Riparian Tittle Droopy drawers Cuz that’s the way I roll. Total word count to-date:...

09th Feb 2011

Day 28: Write-umentary (50k!)

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +1734 Word challenges worked into scenes: Riparian <– TBD Tittle <–TBD [insert character name/you] has/have the brains of a decapitated...

08th Feb 2011
Day 27: Write-umentary

Day 27: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +792 Word challenges worked into scenes: Riparian

07th Feb 2011
Day 26 : Write-umentary

Day 26 : Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +1998 Word challenges worked into scenes: His Fangness

06th Feb 2011
Day 25: Write-umentary

Day 25: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +901 Word challenges worked into scenes: stereotypical BS

05th Feb 2011
Day 24: Write-umentary (45k!) I need challenge words!

Day 24: Write-umentary (45k!) I need challenge words!

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +4766 Word challenges worked into scenes: Riparian

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