Monthly Archives: July 2015

Your Darlings MUST DIE!

Originally posted on Cogpunk Steamscribe:
Editing. Slash and burn is probably just as correct a term where I am concerned. A first draft isn’t a proper story, as it is too random and erratic to make much sense to anything…

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Is it worth it?

Is it worth it?. via Cogpunk steamscribe

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Not Another Inspirational Blog About Writing

Originally posted on Ged Maybury :: Steamed Up:
There are millions of them already and more appear every day. The internet seethes with Inspirational Blogs About Writing.  Seems that every writer, wannabe writer, self-published writer and writer’s cat is writing a…

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Goodbye Aunty?

posted originally at: http://karencarlisle.purplefiles.net/2015/07/29/goodbye-aunty/ Last week the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Company – known as  Aunty to many of us) announced they were closing their bricks and mortar stores in favour of an online store. Their reasoning? Not making money. ABC’s managing … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Inner Editor.

http://karencarlisle.purplefiles.net/2015/07/26/revenge-of-the-inner-editor/ July is  Camp NaNoWriMo. Time to kick my butt in gear and get some writing done. I had  a simple task: transcribe handwritten first draft notes, of The Department of Curiosities, from my notebook to Scrivener in preparation for rewrites … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Inner Editor.

July is  Camp NaNoWriMo. Time to kick my butt in gear and get some writing done. I had  a simple task: transcribe handwritten first draft notes, of The Department of Curiosities, from my notebook to Scrivener in preparation for rewrites and edits. My goal? Twenty thousand words. Not a monthly record (that was 33,792 words in…

Revenge of the Inner Editor. was originally published on karen j carlisle / off the artboard

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Photo Wednesday – Cos Bits Photoshoot #1

There is a new haberdashery store in Adelaide. Cos Bits caters for costumers (and non-costumers). It is hidden away in a paved city lane – quiet but well known to locals – right next to The Pancake Kitchen; you cross the lane, walk through the yellow door and climb the stairs to find yourself above The…

Photo Wednesday – Cos Bits Photoshoot #1 was originally published on karen j carlisle / off the artboard

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Have You Signed up for Tea and Tidings?

The Tea and Tidings Newsletter is due out tomorrow.  Read short stories or excerpts from upcoming books, catch up with the latest news and sneak previews of upcoming events. It’s not too late. You can sign up to the email list and receive your monthly newsletter via Mailchimp. Sign up HERE

Have You Signed up for Tea and Tidings? was originally published on karen j carlisle / off the artboard

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The Love/Hate Challenge

It has been a challenging month – in so many ways. There have been some struggles with editing, the massive computer changeover debacle and now the second blog challenge for the month. I thought this one would be a pleasant … Continue reading

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The Devil Farts in my Face – Yet Again.

Welcome to Wednesday. Hump Day. It’s time for me to review what I have accomplished so far this week, formulating my plan of attack for the next few days and trying not to succumb to the niggling wave of dread lurking in the corner. I am so far behind! I have been struggling (with the…

The Devil Farts in my Face – Yet Again. was originally published on karen j carlisle / off the artboard

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