Friday, October 28, 2011

New Voices

Well, I didn't get through to the top four - but considering the shock I received when I got in the top twenty-one - I'm not complaining!  This has been an absolutely fantastic experience. Wendy S. Marcus is now my new hero!! Her mentoring, was spot on and stretched my writing muscle completely out of shape; into a new sassy, flirty voice that makes sense to me (it didn't to start off with because I didn't recognise it).  That might sound a little weird but VOICE has been one of my toughest challenges because I couldn't see it on the page

 To everyone who voted for me and supported me with comments I give my heartfelt thanks. The facebook friends were brilliant and our RWNZ members went the extra mile to make sure I did the best I could. Extra special thanks to Kamy Chetty for being the "Critique Partner Extraordinaire".
Over a thousand writers put themselves out there with the first chapter and I give a standing ovation to all.


  1. Not only are you my rock but you rock and I truly believe that in the next year you will get that famous call and I will be there to cheer you on. You are amazing:-)

  2. Congrats again on your huge achievement, Tyree! Testament to the appeal of your work. Hats off.

  3. Thanks Kamy and Kylie - It's a slippery slope but I'm damn determined to climb it. (Congrats on your Dragon, Kylie - it's a fantastic way to celebrate the publishing of your first book :) )