Category Archives: Writing

A Blooming Good Read

I should mention I have no method to my reading. If I had, I would waste less time on unworthy books (ah yes, The Goldfinch…) Currently I’ve chosen well. I am revisiting the illicit charms of Lady Chatterley’s Lover which

A Blooming Good Read

I should mention I have no method to my reading. If I had, I would waste less time on unworthy books (ah yes, The Goldfinch…) Currently I’ve chosen well. I am revisiting the illicit charms of Lady Chatterley’s Lover which

Why I Write

The sound is like a low growl. You mightn’t hear it but even when I look at peace, I’m making it. Then I itch and scrape. Is my stomach empty? Do I need a walk? A nap? A blanket? Kibble?

Why I Write

The sound is like a low growl. You mightn’t hear it but even when I look at peace, I’m making it. Then I itch and scrape. Is my stomach empty? Do I need a walk? A nap? A blanket? Kibble?

Published in Turkey!

It’s Turkish Release Day! Here’s the cover of…Fashion and Spaghetti! Turns out Silk for the Feed Dogs doesn’t translate so well in Turkish. Fashion and Spaghetti has a certain ring to it, don’t you think? It’s the first foreign edition of

Published in Turkey!

It’s Turkish Release Day! Here’s the cover of…Fashion and Spaghetti! Turns out Silk for the Feed Dogs doesn’t translate so well in Turkish. Fashion and Spaghetti has a certain ring to it, don’t you think? It’s the first foreign edition of

Tea-d Off

I’ve tried to adapt. Change is good. It keeps things fresh, they say. Minty fresh, in fact. A couple of months ago I was forced to accept that my favorite hot beverage at Starbucks, Tazo Zen tea, a refreshing blend

Tea-d Off

I’ve tried to adapt. Change is good. It keeps things fresh, they say. Minty fresh, in fact. A couple of months ago I was forced to accept that my favorite hot beverage at Starbucks, Tazo Zen tea, a refreshing blend

Come on, baby, light my fire

Originally posted on Betimes Books:
“Come with me, little girl,” said Fausto, leading me back inside. “I’ll light your candy cigarette for you.” The easiness of us surprised me. I had thought a relationship with an Italian man would be…

Come on, baby, light my fire

Originally posted on Betimes Books:
“Come with me, little girl,” said Fausto, leading me back inside. “I’ll light your candy cigarette for you.” The easiness of us surprised me. I had thought a relationship with an Italian man would be…

Australia, I’m Coming…

…just not in person. Nope. They’re sending Kat and Edward. You see, Silk for the Feed Dogs is now on Kindle Promotion for a limited period in Australia! Time to let everyone know Kat and Edward have landed. I’m calling

Australia, I’m Coming…

…just not in person. Nope. They’re sending Kat and Edward. You see, Silk for the Feed Dogs is now on Kindle Promotion for a limited period in Australia! Time to let everyone know Kat and Edward have landed. I’m calling

My Favourite Book

There is a passage from classic literature so vividly macabre yet fantastically romantic that it seared itself into my girlhood brain. Nothing Hollywood’s big budget pyrotechnics or CGI wizardry has ever produced has come close to replicating it: the image

My Favourite Book

There is a passage from classic literature so vividly macabre yet fantastically romantic that it seared itself into my girlhood brain. Nothing Hollywood’s big budget pyrotechnics or CGI wizardry has ever produced has come close to replicating it: the image