Eila Jameson-Avey

Writer of stories about diversity.

Category Archives: Writing tips

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

21st April, 2016

The focus for this past week has been editing and it has progressed quite well.  It’s always a trial, having to read over your work for fear that it doesn’t … Continue reading

April 22, 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

31st March, 2016

Finally it is the end of March, what has been a very tumultuous and distressful month it has been? It has been a month that has been an accumulation of … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

17th March, 2016

When life is stranger than fiction? This week’s blog was going to be about life leaving you feeling like you’ve been run over by a bulldozer, which is what my … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

10th March, 2016

We had an interesting session at our writers’ group last week. We meet up to critique each others work. On this occasion I took in a piece of work from … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · Leave a comment