June 20, 2020

     Well, it’s the pointy end of the thingy – nearly time to release my first novel to the world. I’m still gathering feedback, and still working on the cover, but I’m aiming to make it available on Saturday 27 June, in digital format at least.

     Which has...

May 8, 2020

     Most people might consider life to be a wee bit of a worrisome drag at the moment, with all that’s going on in the world. Not so much me. But then, I guess I’m not most people. For, as far as I can see, there isn’t a lot that is more important, when times are toug...

April 10, 2020

     A lot of media attention has been given to the negative aspects of what is going on in the world today, especially with us all enduring the enforced social distancing/isolation. I’m sure many people are going stir crazy at the moment, not only because they can’t g...

March 6, 2020

     I am often asked when I decided to become a writer, and why. I’ve told the story many times, of how I knew all my letters and numbers before starting school, of how I took to reading and writing by Grade 2, how I was producing my own hand-written and -illustrated...

February 14, 2020

     I guess love is a pretty topical subject, considering the date. Normally it’s something I steer away from in my writing – at least, as a main storyline. But it creeps in because it’s nearly impossible to write believable, well-rounded characters without them eithe...

January 4, 2020

     So here we are in 2020, and I’m only just kind of stopping to catch up with myself after one of the busiest years I’ve ever had. What on earth happened?

     I don’t make New Year’s resolutions, but I certainly had goals for last year. I reached some of t...

January 6, 2019

     Hello 2019 – here we are in a new year, and now that all the sounds of celebrating (and soon-to-be abandoned resolutions) have faded away, it’s time for the serious business of life and work to take over again.

     Do I hear a collective *GROAN* out ther...