Ah English. Such a varied language. It’s no secret that I’m Australian, and hence write in Australian English, and thanks to living and working in Canada for 3 years, chuck a few Canadianisms in the mix for good measure. I’ve been living here for 3 years and only recently realised that all those times I’ve… Continue reading Lost in Translation
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!
Welcome to the blog of R.M. Allinson, a.k.a Bec. Life plods along. My mind whirls. Stories churn around my mind and I change my mind on which one to concentrate on from day to day. Today it is The Many Facets of Amelia Roe. This one has been living in my head for about 6… Continue reading First Post
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