Welcome to September, folks! Whether spring, autumn, or any other season where you are, I hope you and your families are well. Over in my corner of the web it seems September is goal month. Every social media account wants to know: what are your plans, now that there are only four months left of … Continue reading Writing Goals (IWSG Sept)
This week I hit a milestone: this is the 100th post on my blog! That means that since this little corner of the web began in August 2019, I have posted fifty-seven original pieces of fiction, with the rest made up of writing, reading, life thoughts and updates. Thank you for coming along with me--whether … Continue reading Words (100th Post)
Swancon 2021 Image by Swancon46 This past bank holiday weekend I attended the rescheduled Swancon 46, Australia's longest continuously running science fiction convention, here in Perth. It ran over three days and included discussions, activities, writer's sessions, author sessions, gaming, movie watch parties, and a costume competition, among other things. It also hosted the Tin … Continue reading ZomCon, aka my first convention
If you've been following for a while, or are new here (hello!), you'll see that I have a book out on query. My first novel, in fact. Previously referred to as The Archivist - Book One, I have been lax in letting you all know its working (and submission) title*. And, let me tell you, … Continue reading Titles – and do they matter?
As a child, Lettie Nash loved letters. She loved the curve, the swoop, the long stroke, the quiet point. Then as she grew, letters became words, became sentences, became prose, and overflowing with things to say she wrote and wrote and wrote.Her mother made her hide her work, lest her father find and burn it … Continue reading Lettie’s Letters