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Saying goodbye to Minna

I haven’t posted in a while. And I missed my fortnightly slot over at Writers Gone Wild this week, too — intentionally, which isn’t like me. But honestly? I just didn’t...
The Light, the dark, and the feverish

The Light, the dark, and the feverish

Wow. Looking at this reading list it seems like months since I read Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park instead of merely weeks. This month seems to have gone on forever! Which isn’t...

Into Darkness Double Standards?

*Cross-posted from Writers Gone Wild* Hi y’all, Been a while since I posted because honestly, I was social-media-ed out and couldn’t think of anything witty or interesting...
Celebrating Birds in Storytelling

Celebrating Birds in Storytelling

I’ve some exciting news: I’ve been selected by Wattpad as one of their featured writers to join Margaret Atwood (!!!) in a campaign to raise awareness about endangered bird...

Buying a book? Getting the best bang for your buck

It occurred to me the other day I’ve now self-published/independently published more books than I’ve traditionally published through my small press publisher.  And one...

Spock vs Spock. Fascinating!

I have to admit I’m finally finally! warming to Zachary Quinto as Spock. For me, he did such a good job of being homicidally creepy and way scary as Sylar in Heroes that I couldn’t...

Brenda Novak’s Annual Online Auction for…

    “Brenda Novak’s Annual Online Auction for Diabetes Research is gearing up for its biggest year yet. Thanks to all who have participated in the past — both...
A Brutal Gem

A Brutal Gem

I’m reading a lot of YA at the moment. I think it’s because the genre pushes so many boundaries and isn’t so set in its ways (for want of a better term) compared with...