Birthday Competition Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered last month's birthday competitions. As a reminder, the first competition was to name a character in the second book of my Archivist series, which I am currently writing. The second competition was to win one of my favourite science fiction books that I'd read this year. Congratulations to N.K. … Continue reading Birthday Competition Winners

Birthday Competition

Thirty-three years around the sun. Happy birthday to me! (And my Dad, coincidentally.) I thought I'd do something special for my blog today. A competition. Well, two competitions, actually. The first is to name a character in my current work-in-progress, Archivist series Book 2. Book one is coming back from the editor this week (exciting!) … Continue reading Birthday Competition

The Archivist: an update

The sabotage took effect just prior to entering this stretch of space, ensuring the engines had to remain on while we passed the black hole. We couldn’t Jump out of the laneway, and we couldn’t turn off the engines while travelling in this dimension or risk being pulled apart by multitudes of conflicting forces. Whoever … Continue reading The Archivist: an update

Pitch Wars

So I'm doing a thing. Testing the water. I'm entering Pitch Wars this coming September 27th - October 1st. What is Pitch Wars, you say? Pitch Wars is a mentoring program where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one writer each, read their entire manuscript, and offer suggestions on how to make the manuscript shine for … Continue reading Pitch Wars

Social Media Update

I joined Twitter. Yep, I took the leap, the 100 character challenge, and started an account. You can find me making daily musings, quotes, photos and even some talk about writing over there at: @emmagillwriter I also started a subreddit on Reddit for the writing I have collected there. Some is cross-posted between this blog … Continue reading Social Media Update