Eila Jameson-Avey

The trials and tribulations of a frustrated, want to be, author!

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

8th October, 2016

So whilst my writing has been minimal of late, my reading has been high, partly due to the writers’ book club’s set homework and also due to the travelling I … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chapter 60

Mike ducked his head as Deb, Ellie’s mother led them to the living room on a mezzanine above the kitchen. “This will have to be where you’re sleeping tonight.  I’m … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chapter Fifty Nine

Ellie drifted in and out of sleep on Mike’s shoulder during the hour long trip to her mum’s house in Doddington.  Each time she was nodded awake by a bump … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · 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