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Sometimes when I need a break from writing, I like to post about random stuff!


What We Do in the Shadows

This one’s ‘specially for my overseas followers. You guys might have come across Jemaine Clement by way of the uber-popular TV series Flight of the Conchords. But if you...

Just for fun…

Just for fun… yanno, because it’s Friday and it’s been a rough week and smiles are always welcomed. Warning: drinks not recommended while watching :) First up is the Medieval...

Happy Easter!

Hi y’all,   HAPPY EASTER FROM NEW ZEALAND! It’s Good Friday, here. And, joy of joys, the weather yesterday was so wet and stormy and utterly vile, that DD’s early...

Smitten by our kitten

Hi all, If you’ve been following my blog posts for a while you might remember that a little over a year ago, we lost our beloved ocicat, Minna, to pancreatic cancer. And although...

Of opals, warriors, and coffee-bean dresses

Good news! Now that line-edits are completed on Opal’s Wish, I’m about to post a proper excerpt which I’ll link to in the book page :) But in the meantime, after the...

I read your book; the power of literacy

Just a quick post today, I’m afraid. I’ve hit the 70,000 word mark on Opal’s Wish (Crystal Warriors 4) and I need to keep writing through the weekend. Spotted this...

Beauties, Geeks & Bachelors

Disclaimer: I’m not particularly good at deconstructing something and analyzing exactly why I enjoy it. Whether that “thing” happens to be wine, a book, a TV show...

The Perfect Christmas Surprise

The Perfect Christmas Surprise (cross-posted from Writers Gone Wild) Hi y’all, I find it’s nigh on impossible to buy presents for my teenage kids anymore. They have firm...