Eila Jameson-Avey

Writer of stories about diversity.

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

Chapter Fifty Eight

They bundle into the dimly lit hallway of the apartment building and slowly climbed the stairs to  Billy’s first floor flat, Mike supporting Ellie as she cried relentlessly into Mike’s … Continue reading

July 7, 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

Chapter Fifty Seven

After her phone call with Mike, Ellie went to Morgan and explained the events of the past couple of days.  Morgan sat impassively nodding and harrumphing at certain parts of … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chapter Fifty Six

It was drizzling when Ellie and Mike got off the bus at Camden High Street.  It wasn’t quite 10am and there were still people rushing for the bus hurrying to … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · Leave a 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

Chapter Fifty Five

Each day for the rest of the week, Kate ventured outside, walking a little further down the laneway from the house, but leaving the door unlocked, knowing that she would … Continue reading

May 22, 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

Chapter Fifty Four

Kate’s morning sickness was beginning to subsided and she began to feel better, falling into a relaxed daily routine. She would get up and make breakfast for Ryder before he … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment