Eila Jameson-Avey

Writer of stories about diversity.

Category Archives: Frustration

Mudgee Readers’ Festival

Thank you to those that came along to the author talk. It was an intimate affair with a small audience who also bought some copies of Simon Goes to Spain. … Continue reading

July 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Come and see me at Berkelouw Books, Leichhardt.

I’m very proud and very nervous to announce my first author talk at Berkelouw Books, Leichhardt. It will be held in the reading studio upstairs on Tuesday 9th July at … Continue reading

June 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

28th May, 2019

My how time has flown! Almost halfway through the year and the marker that tells me I’m another year older! I do hate getting old, most of the time I … Continue reading

May 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

31st March, 2019

Well it’s been a while since my last post. I have just finished another edit of Wellworth (hence the cover shot) and it feels close to completion. I have asked … Continue reading

March 31, 2019 · 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

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

16th July, 2016

So the long haul of editing begins in earnest.  After a rather hilarious reading at my writer’s group of the development of my protagonist and her relationship with Mike, I … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment