Eila Jameson-Avey

Writer of stories about diversity.

Category Archives: Reviews

18th July, 2020

It was great that the Emerging Writers Festival was digital this year. I really enjoyed each and every presenter. However, I have to say that Omar Sakr’s presentation ‘In Poetic … Continue reading

July 18, 2020 · 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

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

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

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

7th July, 2016

Wow, one month since my last post!  It has been a busy month, reports to write among other things. I attended a Children’s Book Writing course, run by Aleesah Darlison, … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

2nd June, 2016

Well, I just finished reading Francine Prose’s book, ‘Reading Like a Writer’, which is a must read for anyone who, like me, wants to learn about writing without going to … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

19th May, 2016

As I plod through my editing, well it’s not quite that hum drum, deleting scenes in the first draft that don’t support the character development is proving more difficult than … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

5th May, 2016

More editing, and even more changes. I resorted to some recreational reading this week and despite it being a light read it had some excellent examples of tension.  Megan Crane’s … Continue reading

May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

14th April, 2016

Last week I attended a book club for writers, the first I have ever been to. I was motivated to join because I want to learn more about literature, in … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment