Hello, I'm JL Peridot

Welcome to my blog, a stash of random musings, essays, progress check-ins, and stuff like that. Other ways you can get my updates are through my newsletter or just read what I'm doing right now.

You can now find my latest novel, Yet We Sleep, We Dream, at a fair few ebook retailers plus a couple of brick-and-mortar shops, wee!

Onto the blog…

Writing through a tough time

 | writing life, shop talk

Don’t feel bad for not writing as much as you think you should. The years have thrown several spanners into the works of many well-oiled systems — some justifiably, some in a terrible way. Suffice to say that if you’re on Planet Earth right now, unless you’re in the 1 percent, you are doing some hard yards. Read more...

Status Update: January 2024

 | diary

I’m feeling super energised about 2024 right now. But having learned from years past, I know I need to control my excitement so as not to burn out by April. Here’s what’s in my orbit at present, plus a little past and future., Project Lacewing Read more...