Category: Ink and Insights writing contest


Feedback assessment (of my first 10k)

Feedback assessment (of my first 10k)

Having succumbed to the latest strain of the common cold, courtesy of my youngest child, I took a couple of days off editing as my brain ceased to function well enough to read and edit. Instead, I took some time to read through the feedback I got from the Ink and Insights writing contest, collated the information into one document and then wrote myself a little ‘to-do’ list. ‘Little’ as in it’s an A4 sheet of paper long! As mentioned, I’m quite nervous about sharing my writing, but am strangely okay with it being pulled to pieces. Having it graded in the ‘real’ world, as opposed […]


So I entered a writing contest…

So I entered a writing contest…

I rarely talk about my writing, mainly because I’m usually too busy editing to do any, but way, way back in June, I made a decision to enter Ink and Insights writing contest. The requirements for the contest was for writers to submit the first 10k of their novels, and as it so happened, I had written 15k for the April CampNano (and done not very much with it since then). It’s a novel I first wrote back in 2009 (for Nanowrimo) and have since changed and rewritten. It’s been into screenplay format and back again, only for me to then lose every word of […]