I spend quite a bit of time thinking/wondering, to be honest. It's kinda part of the whole "I'm a writer" thing. If I didn't wonder about things then stories and books wouldn't be written. They're basically me thinking with my fingers on the keyboard. Sometimes it's subconscious, other times it isn't. Anyway, the other day … Continue reading Sometimes I wonder …
There was a blog post forming when I woke up ... but then it slipped away. Probably a good thing.Anyway, next weekend my class is all about POV, characters, and dialogue. Hence the title of this blog. It's a Train song that describes a woman, called Virginia. We learn a lot about her from the … Continue reading Meet Virginia
... when everything just pisses you off? ... when no matter how loud your music is you still want to stab someone?Yeah, that.Currently listening to the Psychobyte playlist via noise cancelling headphones so I can't hear ANYTHING else. Someone could be shot in the living room and I would hear nothing. Man, it's good!I know … Continue reading Ever had one of those days …
Quite a bit, as it happens. I actually do know things. (I drink and I know things ... I drink and I write things is probably more accurate.) I know ... ... how valuable time our time is. ... each day comes around only once, so hug your people, and be kind! ... being grateful … Continue reading What do I know?
I've noticed the amping up of Valentine's related emails. I see them. I delete them. Fuck right off with your made up bullshit. If you only show your person how you feel once a year, you don't deserve a person. The end.On a nicer note ... [Nothing happens here] received it's first review, a 5-star … Continue reading This Ain’t a Love Song
It's finally summer. Hooray. Okay, this is the thing, I'm ticked off so you're going to hear about it. Seems fair. Good chance I'm not the only one annoyed so feel free to be pissed right along with me! :)Pet peeve 1: Blogs by non-writers telling people how to write a book and stating shit … Continue reading Hot Child in the City
And I'm back ~ You may not have noticed my absence but I was gone all week and now I'm back. I had a magnificent fourish days in Christchurch with my sister from other parents. 🙂 There's really no photos of the trip because the only reason for it was to spend time together. No … Continue reading The One I Love
Howdy. I've been binge watching Blindspot on Neon. I knew I'd love it. It's 100% up my alley. What I didn't realise was how much would be familiar to me, tech and also story wise. Clearly the writers had some serious fun with this series. Anyway, I was watching the other day and someone said … Continue reading Blindspot cross-over
Seems like the best title for the day. Not very inventive but let's not put too much pressure on 2021. It's the last day for the Smashwords Sale (I know it ends on Jan 1 but I think it actually ends on the 2nd for us in the Southern Hemisphere). Links for you: Byte Series … Continue reading Jan 1st, 2021
I decided to treat myself with some new books for Christmas. One is a paperback from our bookshop, that one is amazing and I am loving it [Sinai Soldiers by Dave Hayward]. Problem with paperbacks is I can't read them them at night. I read on a device at night (kindle or phone). So, I … Continue reading New books & teaching aids!