Have you ever had a conversation with someone and walked away thinking one thing about what the person said, only to discover later that they meant something completely different? When I was in secondary school, I had a history teacher who I thought hated me. She always asked me the tough questions, filled my assignments… Continue reading

Have you ever read, watched, listened to or looked at something and thought 'I wish I'd created that'? I love Marvel movies. I've been a fan since the first Ironman movie came out, and I've seen all the movies since (and quite a few of the TV shows). I was familiar with some of the… Continue reading

It may come as a surprise to you, but there are only twenty four hours in a day. I know, it's a shock. Unless you are a superhero (or villain, I don't want to discriminate), you probably struggle to find enough time in those 24 hours to get everything done. There never seems to be… Continue reading

*This is an interview with me from way back when, and reproduced here with permission of the awesome Terrie Leigh Relf. Her website is well worth a visit, and check out her engrossing new science fiction novel 'Sisterhood of the Blood Moon' here.* Terrie Leigh Relf: What are your daily writing and/or artistic rituals? How… Continue reading

The problem with writing is that, when you type 'THE END', your work as a writer has not finished. It has begun! The goal of writing a story, complete with its characters, world and dilemmas, is not to set down words in black and white on a computer, phone or even page, but to bring… Continue reading