Creating a mixed marriage

(Manuscript #1 word count: 54,298) I’ve spent the past two days in Belfast for work and turned up at Belfast International for my 18.15 flight, only to discover it’s been delayed til 9pm! Nearly three hours of sitting in the lounge blogging. Thank God for the work laptop. Being here has made me think of… Continue reading Creating a mixed marriage

Questions to ask your manuscript

If you do get a critique partner (or, say, you have a wonderful PhD-candidate husband who’s studying literature and who looks at your last post lamenting the lack of a critique partner, and says in his most sympathetic voice: “I’ll be your critique partner”), what exactly do you get them to comment on? It seems… Continue reading Questions to ask your manuscript