Eila Jameson-Avey

Writer of stories about diversity.

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

13th July, 2017

The editing continues.  I suppose 80,000 words does take a while to edit.  I am currently on my third edit and starting to feel a little more comfortable with it.  … Continue reading

July 16, 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

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