Current & Pending Writing Projects


My writing projects and goals for 2017

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  • New YA story Bubble the Gruggle’s word count has again increased 18,653. It is a fun story set on another planet. The message within the tale is to care for your environment. Hoping to release late 2017/early 2018.
  • The Giving Thief  a suspense novel – I’m returning to this manuscript in the next month or so. Word count at 22nd May 2017 – 70,394. It will be a Fall 2018 release.

 

GivingThiefcover

Excerpt: The squeezing felt cathartic, the more pressure he applied, the better he felt, the stronger and more powerful he became. It silenced her taunting, those cruel words she knew burnt into his soul. His mind repeated a mantra – shut up, Gillian, shut up. The room grew eerily quiet, a blinding red mist across his eyes began to fade as he watched the vitality leave her eyes, and her frantic thrashing and clawing lessened then ceased. This moment changed his life forever.

This novel was inspired by several true life instances, I found too compelling not to use.

  1. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/maine-hermit-who-lived-woods-three-decades-pleads-guilty-theft-f8C11485832
  2. http://empirenews.net/body-found-under-motel-bed-police-claim-its-been-there-5-years/
  3. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2706417/Woman-left-creepy-dolls-resembling-REAL-young-girls-outside-homes-embarrassed-concern-says-just-wanted-nice.html
  4. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/11983786/Long-lost-doctor-discovered-living-like-a-hermit-in-the-woods-of-Tuscany.html

As authors and writers our inspiration comes from everywhere and anywhere, it is our imaginations that mold them into narratives.

I hope your 2017 writing projects are not only enjoyable but successful. If you would like to share them here, that would be wonderful.

13 thoughts on “Current & Pending Writing Projects

  1. Hello! I am a middle grade fiction author and I would love to participate in an author interview, book review or guest post. Basically anything book related I’d love to participate in!

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  2. Hello! I’m a middle grade fiction author who would love to participate in an author interview, book review or guest post. Basically anything book related I’d love to participate in!

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