You should be writing

              So here I am just casually tumblring and I admit it – getting really distracted by this gif set of the face I imagine for the character of Kelsen in Jaidee’s novel aka the stunning Alex O’Loughlin – and somewhere along in the process of this tumblring, when […]

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Brain smoke, story time and a question

I am about half way through editing Nyssa….well a first edit anyway. I’m not 100% sure what I’m doing as I edit, I’ve read things about editing, been one on one with a well-known kiwi author for tips on how to edit but still really…this isn’t something I know all that much about, so currently […]

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A new voice

I have had a voice in my head for about a week. Now this isn’t abnormal for me, I am a writer and perhaps somewhat deranged and crazy. But tonight after a lovely long soak surrounded by the scent of rose oil I simply had to write something for her. I am not sure if […]

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That's sexier than socks on a rooster

Not writing related really but I didn’t have anything to say on that subject and trust me I tried to make this post about that but nothing came. That could be because I am delightfully loopy on lack of sleep. One evening coffee later and I was awake in bed well past my bedtime, and […]

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Victory or Death

“Failure comes at a price I can’t afford” I’ve never had anyone ask what Buaidh No Bas means. It’s in most of my profiles around the strange little place we call the interwebz. But I guess that could be because Google is our friend, why ask when you can GTS? It’s the Gaelic version of […]

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English class and me

English was my best class, I loved it. However I really disliked when we had to pick apart poems, stories and movies. It irked me. This is just a random little post but I was just randomly thinking as I do the payroll and sit bored out of my ever loving mind that I really […]

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Fear, belief and Tall Poppies

Warning rambling ahead: After reading Sam’s post I was thinking about my fears with writing. I think I have them all. That I am not good enough, that I’ll never get anything finished, that my characters are flat and unbelievable, that my dialogue reads wooden, that my characters with powers are too powerful and will […]

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