A Room of One’s Own
Ever since Virginia Woolf put it out there, a Room of One’s Own has topped most female creatives’ wish list. It’s where one can find solitude, and solitude begets industry. Out of nothing comes something, and that something is art. At least that’s what’s supposed to happen. If art isn’t happening, perhaps it’s because one of…
Cabinets of Curiosity
Why do cabinets of curiosity fascinate me? What did I find in my grandfather’s basement? Read on to find out…
Spare a Thought for the Spare Heir
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on 19 May 2018 is hot news, so here’s my little contribution to the #royalty craze, a tribute to the Spare Heir – and a look at how the concept has inspired my writing.
How do you know when a story is finished? Here are some ideas. #WritingNow
New Year, New Focus
“Art isn’t about thinking something up; it’s about getting something down.”
Picking Next Year’s Planner
It’s time to think about next year’s planner. Here are my favourite 5 for 2018.
Writing Kidlit Magical Realism
I’m shifting gears, tackling two writing projects at once. The new one is magical realism for middle grade readers. Intrigued?
Book Review: The Girl Who Drank The Moon
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill is one of the freshest stories I’ve read in years. Here’s why…
Book Review: Big Magic – Creativity Explored
Big Magic is an excellent addition to a writer’s (or any creative’s) desk. Here’s why I loved it…