Tag Archive: #AtoZChallenge

Agent to Zanzibar

From literary agent Sydney Lushpile to Jambiani Beach in Zanzibar, April was a little hectic on the blogging front. But thanks to some advance planning, I completed the A to Z challenge, so… Continue reading

In the nick of time

With the A-Z over, blogging now resumes a more reasonable schedule. Maybe twice a week. We’ll see. For the next few days probably not even that, as we have family visiting, including a… Continue reading

Z is for Zanzibar

Number 26 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. The tide at Jambiani, Zanzibar, withdraws for half a mile, revealing a vast expanse… Continue reading

Y is for ylang-ylang

Number 25 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. I’m hardly an expert in perfume, but I fully understand why the ylang-ylang is… Continue reading

X is for Xylbaaal

Number 24 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. X, of course, is the difficult one. How many xylophones, I wonder, among the… Continue reading

W is for Writers’ Co-op

Number 23 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. There are four of us: G.D. Deckard, Atthys Gage, Mimi Speike and myself. Actually… Continue reading

V is for Voice Recognition

Number 22 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Perhaps this isn’t an affliction, or not for everyone. I dare say some writers… Continue reading

U is for Umpteen

Number 21 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Umpteen. That’s the number of revisions, drafts, deletions and tweaks before you finally decide… Continue reading

T is for Trumpet

Number 20 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. I must have been all of six when my parents took me to see my… Continue reading

S is for Surprise

Number 19 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. ‘It’s a glittering diamond. A four-leafed clover. An oasis in the desert.’ ‘So it’s… Continue reading