NaNoWriMo 20 Questions Tag

NaNo tag

NaNoWriMo is upon us! In Australia, we’re five days in, and so far its been going splendidly 😀 So today, I’m here to bring you a fun tag that Jenna tagged me for and then I’m going to get back to writing!

01. Tell me about your NaNoWriMo project this year! Give me a blurb!

My blurb is kind of dodgy, but here it is anyway!

The war has raged for three years…and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing up. The boys are dying like flies in the trenches, and Amy’s brother Curt, previously declared medically unfit, is suddenly accepted into the fledgling air force.

Pearl has German heritage–a fact that never bothered anyone until the declaration of war. Now, three years later, she knows her time is running out before she is arrested and placed in an internment camp. 

Amidst a world brimming with blood, death and chaos, two women must find a way to hold onto peace, no matter what it costs them. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo 20 Questions Tag”

Know The Novel: Introducing Southern Cross (NaNo 2019)

Know the Novel Part One (2019)

Christine Smith is hosting the Know Your Novel linkup again! Which is great, because this is such a fun linkup! But also, it means that NaNoWriMo literally starts in 20 days.

Anyway, I thought it was high time I introduce my NaNo 2019 novel! Welcome to Southern Cross, a historical novel set in Australia during the latter days of World War 1.

1. What first sparked the idea for this novel?

I’ve wanted to write what I call “a WW1 Epic” for years and years. However, it took me a long time to formulate exactly the plot I wanted to tell and the characters I wanted to explore. In the end, I used the two main characters (Curt and Amy Digby) from a very old (and very bad) story of mine. I used a few other characters from the same novel and added a few new ones, and the plot is coming to me in bits and pieces and voila I have this story! Continue reading “Know The Novel: Introducing Southern Cross (NaNo 2019)”