Last night I fell asleep reading [Whiskey Tango Foxtrot] and had some crazy dreams. It's not the first time I've fallen asleep reading [WTF] but it's the first time I've read it like it is now. Pretty well done. It's exciting reading it as a real (almost) finished book. It came in just over 85k. … Continue reading Well, I’ve been haunted in my sleep.
New Zealand crime writer
Thank you for loving me.
https://youtu.be/h6-Y1WIkaYY Yes, I know I usually add the video at the end, but this song I particularly like and it says most of what I want to say, to the people in my life who show up when I need them. It's New Years Eve.I have to say this year was hugely better than 2020. … Continue reading Thank you for loving me.
Welcome to the first week back in the bookshop after eight weeks at home. It's the first day of the first week. Pretty sure I've already offended people on Facebook by being me, but, you know what? I'm always me, fucking deal with it. And what I say on my own page, is entirely up … Continue reading No Apologies
What’s the guts?
Well, this is ...Lockdown Level 4 and a phenomenal Prime Minister. That's right. Our PM Jacinda is leading our country out of this horrid COVID-19 situation with compassion and common sense. (Helen Clark is NZ's Aunt and I think Jacinda might just be the mum we really needed!)As someone who has spent the last 5 … Continue reading What’s the guts?
April 10th 2020
KILLERBYTE is 11 today! Unbelievable! I cannot grasp being the author of a book that has turned 11.11 years ago today I celebrated the launch of Killerbyte with family and friends. It was a magnificent night. I think we had South African wine because my publisher then was a South African company called Rebel ePublishers. … Continue reading April 10th 2020
Eye Of The Tiger
Cannot listen to this song without seeing Jensen Ackles (the Yellow Fever episode) - not a bad thing at all. Anyway, that was the song that greeted me when I turned the radio on this morning. Nice song to start a Monday. :)I did absolutely no writing this weekend - hardly even wrote a text … Continue reading Eye Of The Tiger
Friends in low places
Thank you Garth Brooks for the fantastic song/blog title. Some of you know that I've been struggling for quite sometime with this new book. It's opening 10k has been re-written four times now because I couldn't find my voice and didn't feel comfortable with the POV. Turns out, it's hard leaving my comfort zone and … Continue reading Friends in low places