Valentines.

What’s life without a little risk? Or in my case a whole truck load of it. Risk seems to have become a theme in 2019 for me. Honestly, it’s been a long time coming. I’ve owed myself a lot of chances, I’ve missed a lot of opportunities and had to live with regrets. But not [...]

2019, a foreword

It’s that time of year again. A beginning, but for many people a chance to reflect on the year that was. For me, 2018 was not an easy year. But rather than dwell on the hurt, I choose to move into the new year grateful for the lessons and the happiness that came toward the [...]

Realism

I’ve done it. I’ve finally accepted this thing known as ‘adulthood’. I’ve taken a deep breath of reality, and decided I can’t keep surviving off the great perhaps. Perhaps, one day I’ll get my book published. Perhaps, one day I’ll be a successful author. Perhaps, one day I’ll have enough money to afford an avocado… [...]

2018.

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 [...]