Eila Jameson-Avey

The trials and tribulations of a frustrated, want to be, author!

It’s close!

It has been a while since I posted on this blog.  I have been busy – flying to and from New York City to be with my husband, who was … Continue reading

November 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

29th November, 2017

So after such a low blog a few months ago, this one is quite different.  I have been offered a publishing contract for my children’s book, Simon goes to Spain … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Was Hemingway mindful?

Hello to fellow sufferers, I mean writers.  It’s that time of the writing cycle – when you’ve completed your manuscript, sent if off to a myriad of publishers and agents … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

17th August, 2017

Hello to all those fellow suffers of the writing bug.  As I plod along with my writing I am pleased to say I have started my second 80,000 word project … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

16th July, 2017

I just wanted to start by congratulating Emily Maguire for making the short list for Miles Franklin Award and good luck for next month when the winner is announced. I … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

13th July, 2017

The editing continues.  I suppose 80,000 words does take a while to edit.  I am currently on my third edit and starting to feel a little more comfortable with it.  … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

29th April, 2017

It’s been three months and I’m pleased to say I am on the second edit of Living in London.  However, I’m not saying it’s been easy.  The first edit involved cutting 20,000 … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · Leave a comment