If you're interested in the creative process, in particular how my past as a visual and performing artist stimulate my creativity as a writer, pop over to My Guilty Obsession today and read my article. You'll have to scroll down past the book blurb to find the article. It's illustrated. You can't miss the images. http://myguiltyobsession.blogspot.com.au/2013/05/blog-tour-guest-post-stalking-shadows.html I hope you enjoy it. … [Read more...]
How are the books going? Chop chop chop!
I haven't talked about what I'm doing in the writing department for a while, though I've been sharing my journey into the Upper Reaches of Diamond Peak with my Facebook fans. If you're not getting those scintillating updates (including photos to stimulate your--and my--imagination) then go to the page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tahlia-Newland-author/188047104605893?ref=hl, like it, then hang your curser over the like button and click on 'Show in News feed', even better, click 'Get notifications'. But to fill you in, Demon's Grip, book three in the Diamond Peak Series is in the hand of my trusty beta readers, and hopefully I'll get it back inn a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, I'm revising book four, Eternal Destiny, which I haven't looked at for three years. I have to cut 30,000 words from it and I'm having no problem. My writing had improved enormously since I wrote this second draft, and there are many necessary scenes , extraneous paragraphs and passages that can simply be … [Read more...]