Eila Jameson-Avey

Writer of stories about diversity.

Category Archives: Writing tips

25th February, 2016

As Living in London gets to 80,000 words I find myself both planning the next novel for the blog and also considering how Living in London will look after an … Continue reading

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18th February, 2016

Wow, I have just finished reading ‘Taming the Beast’ by Emily Maguire. Emily was our tutor during the course The Year of The Novel and I had read her book … Continue reading

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4th February, 2016

After completing the second edit of Simon Goes to Spain I realised how much a story can change in the editing and revising stage. The first edit was done immediately after … Continue reading

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28th January, 2016

Well, it’s back to work for and I already feel like I’m back on the treadmill. No more lofty ideals or deep contemplation, it’s all about keeping my head above … Continue reading

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21st January, 2016

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein. This quote is one of many that Einstein penned, but how accurate is it? In our everyday lives we are so often drawn … Continue reading

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14th January, 2016

Another week and another few thousand words, in the midst of other things life throws at you. In my usual lead up to a good writing session I tend to … Continue reading

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7th January, 2016

Well one week into the New Year and resolutions on track. The editing has begun on Simon Goes to Spain. My villain was flat and lifeless so in order to … Continue reading

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31st December, 2015

Happy New Year, it’s the end of 2015 and the beginning of the rest of our lives. What a scary and exciting thought. Over the week I’ve had time to … Continue reading

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9th December

Sorry, I completely missed a post last week and the next chapter was a few days late! I have succumbed to the end of the year fever or otherwise known … Continue reading

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26th November, 2015

Another busy week completed, well one day to go before the weekend. Last night was our last The Year of the Novel session and was marked with family and friends … Continue reading

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