December Updates and Onward to 2020!

December Updates and Onward to 2020!

Somehow November passed by in a whirl of busyness and there’s only twenty-six days left in the year. ๐Ÿ™ˆ For once, I don’t feel like I’ve been totally left behind in a swirl of craziness! The year has been full, but I feel like I’ve been more...
Short Story: The Prince’s Manservant

Short Story: The Prince’s Manservant

A while back, I posted two little flash fiction storiesโ€”The Man Wearing Black and The Oddsโ€”and it was heaps of fun and ever since then I’ve been hoping to do some more. I’ve tried several times, actually, but I just haven’t been inspired for any...
Writing Updates: November 2019

Writing Updates: November 2019

It feels like heaps too long since I did a writing update on my blog, so with the coming of NaNoWriMo once again I thought it was the perfect time to fix that!   Some of you will know that most of this year I’ve been working on and off on my novelย A Sprig...
Becoming a Writer 101

Becoming a Writer 101

Disclaimer: this is a humourous post meant to amuse, not to instruct. You have been warned. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Since last week’s post turned out to be actually helpful, and overall I’ve been a decently useful person lately…I’m way past due for another 101 post....
Surviving a Deadline

Surviving a Deadline

Deadlines are a necessary part of the writerโ€™s life. Sometimes they can be great motivation to get that project finished, but other times they can be stress! And panic!! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ   I (unfortunately) canโ€™t say that Iโ€™ve discovered the secret to a completely stress-free...
Songs I Wish Were Books

Songs I Wish Were Books

When you only realise the header image has the wrong words two minutes before publishing the post, but it’s too late to change it now. ๐Ÿ™ˆ   Good morning one and all and welcome to Jane Makes Up Stuff Because None Of Her Other Ideas Were Working Today. In...
Updates and Life Chats

Updates and Life Chats

As I’m sitting down to write this post, I actually have no idea what I’m going to say, but I’m here to say it anyway! (I’m not sure if that’s a bad thing or a good thing. ๐Ÿ˜‚) I actually haven’t done a general ‘updates’...

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