And so 2018 has begun. I’ve heard a few people call it the final book in the trilogy; the one where we defeat the monster. I’m not sure exactly which monster is meant by this; global warming, Trump, or time itself? I honestly think this is probably the reality of our world now, perhaps humanity [...]

Redefining Success

When I decided to write my manuscript fulltime I had a very different idea about what would define success to the opinion I have now. By the end of 2015 I had finished my first draft. The next eight months were spent editing, getting feedback from readers and other writers, having my manuscript professionally appraised, [...]

Writing Genius (n.) – a person who can sit in front of a computer screen or empty notebook and words flow from their fingertips in the perfect order to create an entire world from nothing. Usually experiences prolonged feelings of insanity, in which they may find themselves believing they are some kind of God or [...]


Remember all the talk at the end of last year about how 2017 would be different? All the changes that would happen, some for the better, some for the worse, but a global acknowledgement that no matter what it wasn’t the end. For me 2017 sure has been different. I’m still trying to decide if [...]


Recent world events have made me certain that art is more important than ever. That we writers need to dig our heels in and create against all oppression.  And while it has made me feel that what we write is more important than ever, it has also made me feel that writing about creating art [...]

2017 Writing Goals

I’ve spent the first twenty days of 2017 wondering if I should write this post. The reason I haven’t yet is because my writing goals for this year are to continue on how I finished my last. They aren’t particularly inspired or introspective, and probably mean little to anyone but myself. But, as they say, [...]