jkdavies

jkdavies

46 years old
Female
Location
Cardiff
United Kingdom
Current Status
At least having a broken leg gives me time to sit and write. And the weekly Prediction Fiction challenge helps stretch my imagination and typing fingers!
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  • Are you a ...?
    Unpublished writer (so far)
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    Short fiction
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Omnivorous
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    Dorothy Dunnett, Iain Banks, China Mieville, Jane Gaskell
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    The Serpent; The Disorderly Knights, The Player of Games, Perdido Street Station
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Procastinatory
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Some self-editing
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    To write a good novel
    Your worst habit?
    laziness
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    It is a tough game, but everyone does their best
    Where do you write?
    wherever I put one of the computers that day
    What else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?
    I want to write better and more often

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    Sandra
    Sandra commented on jkdavies's wall:
    Helplessness of your position well-written and vivid.
    7 days ago
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    bazbaron
    bazbaron commented on jkdavies's wall:
    Thanks for your comment, jk. I loved your friends comment on your neighbours sexual encounter.
    7 days ago
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    Newbie
    Newbie commented on jkdavies's wall:
    Thank you jk, enjoyed your story. I can still hear the alarms ringing. Frightening situation to be in. Hope the leg is getting better.
    8 days ago
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    jkdavies
    jkdavies commented on Newbie's wall:
    I loved the smell of straw and lavender in your comp entry Newbie. It took me right into the room through the doorway. Hauntingly told.
    8 days ago
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    jkdavies
    jkdavies At least having a broken leg gives me time to sit and write. And the weekly Prediction Fiction challenge helps stretch my imagination and typing fingers!
    17 days ago
    • Mezz
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      Mezz Don't keep us in suspence, How did you come to have a broken leg?
      17 days ago
    • Squidge
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      Squidge These things are sometimes a blessing in disguise! Although I'd rather have the time to write without the broken leg... ;)
      17 days ago
    • jkdavies
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      jkdavies very dull, I fell down some stairs in a hotel while working away from home :(
      15 days ago
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    jkdavies
    jkdavies commented on Mashie Niblick's wall:
    Thank you for your comment on my comp entry Mashie, much appreciated :) I really liked the tone of yours, all the way through it is so authoritative but disarmingly gentle that I can't decide whether the inititation ritual is a good or bad thing... ...
    21 days ago
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    Mashie Niblick
    Mashie Niblick commented on jkdavies's wall:
    Astonishing writing on the comp.
    21 days ago
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    Newbie
    Newbie commented on jkdavies's wall:
    Thank you for your comments - sorry about the jellyfish ;-)
    22 days ago
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    jkdavies
    jkdavies commented on Newbie's wall:
    Thank you for your comment on the August comp, much appreciated :) I really enjoyed your entry, the wildness and the sensations (except for the jellyfish, I hate those and that bit gave me a shiver). The calculation and self posession of the ...
    23 days ago
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    jkdavies
    jkdavies commented on Sandra's wall:
    Thank you Sandra for your comments on the August competition... just taking notes from the recent events and extrapolating to end of life, being ready to leave with the tide...
    23 days ago
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    Newbie
    Newbie commented on jkdavies's wall:
    A haunting and sad comp entry, jk. I wondered where the narrator would go and if they found the freedom so desperately needed.
    23 days ago
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    Sandra
    Sandra commented on jkdavies's wall:
    Scary, beautiful and breathtaking, your comp entry well done :-)
    24 days ago
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    jkdavies
    "jkdavies" commented on Caducean Whisks's Blog "Authenticity - Big Things and Little Things".
    I guess we just don't like being reminded we are suspending disbelief. My Caesar's Diapers moment was when Connie Willis had near-future professors at Oxford call the summer holidays "vacs".No, no, no. I had forgiven her the frankly hand-wavy time ...
    1 year ago
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    jkdavies
    "jkdavies" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    that new cream is brilliant! The bags round my eyes are gone, I don't look like a bloody bulldog any more!
    1 year ago
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    jkdavies
    "jkdavies" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Tiddles wasn't sure if the new masseuse would last out the day
    1 year ago

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  • Sandra
    by Sandra 7 days ago
    Helplessness of your position well-written and vivid.
  • bazbaron
    by bazbaron 7 days ago
    Thanks for your comment, jk. I loved your friends comment on your neighbours sexual encounter.
  • Newbie
    by Newbie 8 days ago
    Thank you jk, enjoyed your story. I can still hear the alarms ringing. Frightening situation to be in. Hope the leg is getting better.
  • Mashie Niblick
    by Mashie Niblick 21 days ago
    Astonishing writing on the comp.
  • Newbie
    by Newbie 22 days ago
    Thank you for your comments - sorry about the jellyfish ;-)
  • Newbie
    by Newbie 23 days ago
    A haunting and sad comp entry, jk. I wondered where the narrator would go and if they found the freedom so desperately needed.
  • Sandra
    by Sandra 24 days ago
    Scary, beautiful and breathtaking, your comp entry well done :-)
  • BP
    by BP 1 year ago
    Undercurrent - fab tale, so atmospheric & dark.
  • Bric
    by Bric 1 year ago
    Ooh, a sinister and expertly crafted comp entry. Love the closing line.
  • Seagreen
    by Seagreen 1 year ago
    Now, that's wicked.