On a writer’s forum that I frequent, there’s currently a thread about family – unsupportive family. Parents, siblings and cousins that just don’t get the whole writing thing, keep asking when the writer is going to get a “real job”, have never read any of the writer’s books, and just generally unsupportive. My family is… Continue reading Yay, Family!
The problem with letting your family read your fiction is that they start trying to guess who all the characters “really are”! Dad, just because the mother in The Last Day on Earth drinks a lot of tea, doesn’t mean that the characters is based on, or even just Mum in disguise. I took the tea… Continue reading When you let your family read your fiction…
Hello February! Amazing how time flies, isn’t it. January was just gobbled up. It will be 2014 before we know it. The release went a bit better than I expected. I’m still torn between shouting it from the rooftops, and hiding in a hole, not telling anyone and wishing I’d published it under a super-secret… Continue reading First Week!
I hope everyone’s having a good holiday season! My Christmas was quite lovely – I spent it on the Sunshine Coast (Canada’s version, not Australia’s) with my partner’s family, and thanks to Skype, I got to join in with my own family back in Australia as they exchanged gifts. Almost felt like I was there!… Continue reading Happy Holidays