Today has been a big day for me. I kept this quiet because it happened so fast but I got a part time job, and I started working tonight. Its not much and it is only for a few weeks until the beginning of January and then ill be back in the same position, but […]Read More Announcement
Hey everyone, Hope your day is going well. I was looking through my memory stick tonight, and I found this, it is the start of a second book that I started about a year ago and never finished. I have the idea for the full story in my head but was suffering from a severe […]Read More Frist Chapter of a Second book
I have been trying to get back into my writing again recently. Getting time at the moment is really hard with taking care of the little one, she’s a full time job all on her own. I am not working just now and it’s really difficult to find a job right now, I can’t go […]Read More Writing groups. Are they helpful?
Hello my lovely friends. I need some help. As many of you may know, I have written a novel (I may have mentioned this before) and I sent it off to a publisher who actually offered me a contract to publish it. But the shower of bastards, who wanted to “Partner” with me by charging […]Read More I need help with something
This morning I hit 200 followers on WordPress and I just wanted to say a big thank you to you all. It means a lot to me that so many of you read my ramblings and stories. I know it’s not much,considering how many there are on here, a drop in the ocean really, but […]Read More 200 followers.
I might be on the cusp of getting my first book published and it has got me thinking about a sequel. When I finished the first novel I did start a follow up to it but I have changed it so much since then that it no longer fits with the original story. So I […]Read More Where to go next?
When I got home from work tonight I had two notifications on here. The first is that today I hit 150 followers. So I want to thank Sara in LaLaLand for being number 150, it’s much appreciated. The second one is that I have been notified that I have achieved 1337 likes on this small blog of […]Read More Milestone, 1337 likes, also 150 followers
I have done it, I have taken the plunge (again) after my last post, which any avid followers will have read (ha, I crack myself up at times, I’m not that popular :p). I have spent the weekend pouring over the manuscript for my novel and this morning I have sent it off to the […]Read More It’s all over but the waiting now
My last couple of posts have been about the fact that I am really struggling with my writing just now and that I have had no motivation, ideas or anything to do it. I was about ready to give up on the whole idea. Well today I received this email from the publishers that I […]Read More There could be good news coming
I am thinking about giving up. Recently I have had no motivation to write, I have had no time to do it, and everything I have tried to write has been garbage. It is feeling forced and like I’m not enjoying it anymore. Writing used to be an escape for me, a way to deal […]Read More I’m just done
Good afternoon my happy people, I hope you are all doing well. I have come up with a Challenge for all the writers out there. I want to see how many people would be up to the challenge. So I came up with this today when I was sitting googling random facts. I started off […]Read More A Writing Challenge
Todays daily prompt reminded me of a story idea I came up with years ago but never followed through with, I think I might have to look at it now this is the basic idea I’m an Outlier in the worst possible place to be one, I’m an Outlier in Hell. Not sure if I […]Read More Outlier….. Daily Prompt
The bullet has been bitten. GULP! Last night I finally did it. I took the first step. After two years of work, of writing, editing, fear, heartbreak and determination I finally took the plunge. I have sent my sample chapters of my book to a publisher. Now the waiting begins. This one is a test […]Read More I’ve taken the plunge
I was meant to put up the first story from the submission I received today but work has been Insanely busy I haven’t had time to think let alone anything else. I have been working since last Sunday still no day off in sight. I will try to get the story up tomorrow again I’m […]Read More Spring Writing Event… Apology.
Just a quick update. i have received a few submissions for the event and i will start posting them from monday onwards. i ahve been crazy busy with work so havent had a lot of time to do it yet. so from monday i will post the stories that i have recevied. and hopefully […]Read More Spring Writing Event. Update
Am I setting myself up for a fall? That’s is when has been running through my head for a while now. As many of you will know I have been working on my novel for two years now, and I am almost at the point where I am going to start sending it off to […]Read More Acceptance and Rejection
When I saw today’s daily prompt it got me thinking about the novel I am writing and that it deals with being conquered. they main character of sam does a lot of thinking during the story and a lot of fighting but here is a little taste of his inner thoughts before setting off on […]Read More Sams Promise, Journeys End (Daily Prompt: Conquer)
There are only 24 hours left if you want to submit an entry to the event i have three so far and will be publishing them in the order that they were recevied if interested in taking part let me know. The theme for this one as it is the first one that I […]Read More Spring Writing Event …..24 hours remaning
I am looking for three or four Beta Readers to help me with my novel. Ideal I would be looking for someone with experience in writing and editing to read over my manuscript and check for any errors and plot holes. If you are interested contact me and let me know if this is something […]Read More Beta Readers wanted.
Doubt is one of the strongest forces in life that will hold you back from achieving what you want to do in life. Whiter it is going for a new job or leaving everything behind for the one you love. Doubt will always be there to hold you back. If you let it hold you […]Read More Thoughts on Doubt, and how to deal with it
This morning I woke up to a really nice surprise. Not only has my good friend Kira re-blogged my post about holding a writing event, and there seems to be a fair bit of interest in it that it’s giving me hope that it will be a good one So thank you, Kira. Not only […]Read More Good News – 100 Followers
I have decided I want to open up the floor a little, as they say. I have been asked by a few people if I would be willing to allow guest submissions to my blog, stories written by other people. So I have thought this over, and I figure why not? It can be something […]Read More Be My Guest….
I set up this blog exactly one year ago at the suggestion of a friend of mine. We were both using an app that allowed you to post your stories and different things on it but it was heavily censored and frustrating as hell. So I set up this blog so that I could post […]Read More Year one
I have been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by an insanely talented writer and all around great person. I want to say a big thank you for all of her help and this honour. Not only is she a great blogger but I also class her as a friend Kira Scribbled. Not only does […]Read More Mystery Blogger Award
I have officially finished the rewrite of my Novel Journeys End. It has been a hard slog getting it finished, dealing with writer’s block is a bitch. But I overcame it, with a little help, and I am now ready to start sending it out to try and get it published, I have no idea […]Read More I Finished, woo hoo
[As many of you know, I am in the process of writing and trying to publish my novel. (I have posted the first four chapters on here already 1 2 3 4) While going through the rewrite of it, i have had to remove this chapter. It is rather intesnse Sex Scene but it just […]Read More Journyes End – Deleted Chapter
[Here is Chapter Four of my Novel Journeys End. This is the last chapter that I will be posting on here as I am hoping to get it published. I am still working on the rewrite, and I want to thank everyone who is helping me with that. I will be posting if and when […]Read More Journeys End – Chapter Four
[Note: Thank you for the response to the first two chapters of my novel. Here is the Third chapter. There is a possibility that I’ll post one more. I hope you like it. Chapters One, Two & Four can be found here] Chapter Three When I was young I grew up with Cassandra, […]Read More Journeys End – Chapter Three
On Friday I made a decision to go back to school. Anyone who follows my blog knows that I’m trying to be a writer and that I dabble a bit in writing with my stories and that I’m working on a novel or two. (you can read the first two chapters here https://scottishlegendwordpress.com/2016/08/30/journeys-end-chapter-one/ https://scottishlegendwordpress.com/2016/09/07/journeys-end-chapter-two/) I’ve […]Read More Making Changes In Life – Am I Crazy?
[Note: Thank you for the response to the first Chapter of my novel. Here is the second chapter of the Three that I will be posting on here. I hope you like it. Chapters One, Three & Four can be found here] Chapter Two It was six weeks since the night when I […]Read More Journeys End – Chapter Two
[A couple of days ago I said that I had hit 10,000 views on my blog and I’m really happy at this so as promised here is the first chapter of the novel I have written. I would love any feedback. if there is a good response I’ll post the next chapter as well. Thanks, […]Read More Journeys End – Chapter One