‘Incoming,’ someone screamed and everyone ran for cover beneath the bird places. I looked for my human amongst the dust and debris left by the attack. The cries of loss and anguish tore at my heart as my friends and neighbours looked for their humans too. ‘Incoming,’ Fred called, then saw as he pulled Frank […]
Back to Editing Hello and goodbye to 2018. I hope your new year brings you the joy you seek. Below is something I wrote for Origins, it’s all very matriarchal. “The humans walk a fine line with their past, and many still willingly enact their brutality upon the vessels of goddesses. They cry for their […]
I’ll be back into the book next week. I have begun the final editing so hope it is just perfect for you by the time I release Josephine Marlin Origins, but today is the old tried and true (I haven’t had time to sing a new… one), Merry Christmas for you.
Finishing touches are being made, the major, but not final, editing has been completed and Origins goes off to beta readers by the end of this week. I’m still on track for publication. Snippet for today: “This time Eros went the whole hog. He chose an Irish vessel, lived in Ireland for over thirty of […]
Todays peek-a-boo edit update. The gods have arrived and its given many a bad hair day. Athêna appeared to take it in her stride though. #JosephineMarlin #Origins edit snippet *** “‘Oo, Orgies,’ Athêna said as she switched the television back on. ‘I’ve not had a good orgy since the early days—’ I […]
Just to let you know, I’m still here… #editing my #urbanfantasy #Novel#JosephineMarlin #Origins I’m motoring through it. I am reading through each chapter and find myself laughing at small inserts like this: (Eros is hiding and listening to this conversation. He can’t give himself away, bad things would happen if he did.) “‘‘Does Eros suspect?’ the first voice asked. Eros?’ he […]
#Origins update – 107,000 words. My partner told me it would be a 120,000-word manuscript, to which I said, ‘No, maybe 110,000.’ He was write. He he he I’ve expanded a couple of chapters with more action by torturing poor pregnant #Theodora and I’m coming into the final chapters where I want you on the […]
Theodora’s Trial – Chapter 38 Origins What a day #Theodora was having. Her #Portal got knocked of course, she had to face a #Chimera #Hera had sent to try to take her life, although immortal, Theo now has a limited shelf life once she became pregnant. Every time she peed, she’d hear more of #HomersIliad […]