Thanks to Leonard Cohen for the blog title (yes, there will be a link down below to this track). It's probably no secret to anyone here that I grew up with Leonard Cohen loving parents. So, I'm a wee bit familiar with his music and poems. Anywho, moving right along. The reason I chose 'In … Continue reading In My Secret Life
Kinda how I feel today. Working. Knowing I can write without worrying about random shutdowns. Knowing I can write without having to use a fucking mouse - which 100% kills my stuffed wrist. Having a working trackpad is a pure delight!So this morning, I'm writing. I've written over 2K so far, because it's easy. I … Continue reading Limitless
I am. I have no problem admitting it. Tech is my lifeline. It's how I communicate with my partner every day. It's the only way we survived 18 months apart, and now, we're back to FaceTime and texts because that 5000km (and change) distance requires tech.It's no secret that I love my MacBook. I really … Continue reading Attached to tech?
July the third keeps happening which is actually a good thing I suppose. I haven't like July 3rd much for many years. Thirty-eight years actually. It doesn't bother me as much as it used to, that's the time thing. It does heal or minimise, but I never forget. The sound of his laugh and the … Continue reading Once again it’s July 3rd
It's Friday.[Lure the lie] launches tomorrow. Worldwide. More importantly, the paperbacks launch here tomorrow. About that ... there were a few hiccups in Auckland and the books left the printer yesterday on Aramex. FFS. I can track them and they're nearly in Wellington ... but it's Aramex and they give zero fucks about hitting their … Continue reading Bring me some water.
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It's been quite a week! The final changes were made to Raidbyte, after I waded through the proof. Kinda fun to be honest. And there is something particularly awesome about a hardback. I do love it. At some stage I will update the info on Amazon because it says nothing ... but they make the … Continue reading The singer sang his song …
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
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
I was talking about how writers minds work the other day, and how trusting yourself is important. How much a writer needs to trust their own brain to do what needs to be done. Some days are infinitely better than others in the trust department! Thing is, anything creative requires a certain amount of trust. … Continue reading The shitasticness of creativity.