Eila Jameson-Avey

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

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

29th January, 2017

Well the end of the holidays is nigh.  It has been a productive month, one book completed, query letter written and edited as was the synopsis and all sent to … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

4th January, 2017

Happy New Year to all.  I hope you had a great Christmas.  How many of you made New Year’s resolutions? After checking on last year’s resolutions it was clear I … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

5th November, 2016

“When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to … Continue reading

November 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Prologue

I open my eyes, realisation that I am still here.  My stomach rumbles and I move my tongue in an attempt to moisten my mouth. It is dark, the room, … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

8th October, 2016

So whilst my writing has been minimal of late, my reading has been high, partly due to the writers’ book club’s set homework and also due to the travelling I … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chapter 60

Mike ducked his head as Deb, Ellie’s mother led them to the living room on a mezzanine above the kitchen. “This will have to be where you’re sleeping tonight.  I’m … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment