In case anyone doesn't know the blog title, Devil Gate Drive is a Suzi Quatro song from the 70s. 1974 in fact. Moving right along.After a discussion with Doris yesterday regarding 'Life in the Leaves' (or whatever I eventually call the story) ... turns out she likes fantasy even though she repeatedly asked me to … Continue reading Devil Gate Drive
Kia Ora,Hope you all had a fab New Year's Eve and are ready for 2023.We had a lovely night involving sangria and champagne. Now it's 2023 and on we go. Not quite sure what we're going on with but no doubt that will become apparent at some point. Oddly, I don't have much to report. … Continue reading Happy New Year: Here’s 2023
This is probably my last blog post for the year (unless I find time to sneak one in on Christmas Day). I wish you and yours a happy and safe holiday season. It's been wonderful connecting with you. Last minute gift idea for the budding crime writer in your life ... In Feb 2023 an … Continue reading Meri Kirihimete
Howdy,December is in full swing. I am having trouble typing because my nails are long. I've been avoiding typing on anything including my phone - just ends up with a lot of backspacing and who wants to be doing that? These nails were supposed to last a day. Well, it's been five days. Anywho, yesterday … Continue reading So that happened …
Next weekend is my birthday party. I am currently putting a playlist together. It's six hours long and getting longer. 🙂 In other news: I am on holiday soon! YAY. In fact, my last day is Tuesday the 6th. I will be spending lots of time with my family, getting some dental work done, getting … Continue reading Flowers on the wall …
You get points if you know the album and bonus points if you've seen the movie. 🙂 Yes, it's Jon Bon Jovi. I've loved this album since it was released. I don't know how many times I've seen the movie ... I own the DVD. I love it. Anywho, it felt like a good album … Continue reading Destination Anywhere:
With Twitter going down the gurgler under Elon's control (or is it? I can't say I've noticed a change at all) ... authors and other people (because there are other people in the world - imagine?) are looking for other platforms. I've already mentioned I'm on Mastadon - I like it. NZ Mastadon is a … Continue reading Tick or tock?
It's a stormy weekend. BUT, it was the first time I didn't know a storm was coming. Usually, my brain loses the plot and a migraine hits about the same time as a thunderstorm. Not this time. Makes me think the neurologist was right about increasing my meds. Awesome. :)This weekend I heard back from … Continue reading Days like this …
I'll add the song or maybe the whole album at the end of this post. (Yes, it's Bon Jovi - but you knew that didn't you?) It's also the title of a Byte Series short story that is in Raidbyte. The story tagline is: D&D shouldn't be fatal. Undivided comes between Metabyte and Qubyte. It's … Continue reading Undivided
Where do I start, I know, with the Writing Wrongs part of the title! Guess what? All you gorgeous people who wanted to learn crime writing from me but couldn’t get to Wellington, Margot Kinberg and I are offering a crime writing seminar beginning 6 Feb!It's ONLINE. Anyone can join us! For all the deets … Continue reading Writing Wrongs and other things.