Category Archives: Writing

NaNoWriMo

So I decided to do it––participate in National Novel Writing Month. Also known as November to sane people. To clarify, I intend to ride on the coattails of those who have seriously committed to write a 50,000 word novel in

NaNoWriMo

So I decided to do it––participate in National Novel Writing Month. Also known as November to sane people. To clarify, I intend to ride on the coattails of those who have seriously committed to write a 50,000 word novel in

Library Ticket

I bet you think I’ve been tripping the light fantastic these past few weeks and that’s why you haven’t heard from me. Well, not exactly. But I have been somewhere exciting, A veritable event I’d call it. It cost me

Library Ticket

I bet you think I’ve been tripping the light fantastic these past few weeks and that’s why you haven’t heard from me. Well, not exactly. But I have been somewhere exciting, A veritable event I’d call it. It cost me

Writer on the Roof

I’ve been up on the roof. no, not to throw myself off. There’s no WiFi up there. The lengths––or heights––I will go to in order to dodge the clutches of procrastination. I have a new writing project deadline which I’ll

Writer on the Roof

I’ve been up on the roof. no, not to throw myself off. There’s no WiFi up there. The lengths––or heights––I will go to in order to dodge the clutches of procrastination. I have a new writing project deadline which I’ll

Me and u

I wrote my first novel in American English. I was living here, querying US-based agents and dating an American who also happened to be my chief reader/plot advisor/spelling tsar, oh, bless his patient comma-plucking, u-pilfering heart. “Why can’t we all

Me and u

I wrote my first novel in American English. I was living here, querying US-based agents and dating an American who also happened to be my chief reader/plot advisor/spelling tsar, oh, bless his patient comma-plucking, u-pilfering heart. “Why can’t we all

Brainboxxed

I’d been feeling boxed in, packing up my worldly wares, preparing for the big move. Unfortunately it turns out the big move in doesn’t coincide with the big move out. This presents a series of challenges which results in this: A

Brainboxxed

I’d been feeling boxed in, packing up my worldly wares, preparing for the big move. Unfortunately it turns out the big move in doesn’t coincide with the big move out. This presents a series of challenges which results in this: A

Bloom with a View

I hated Versace in the 90s. So brash and vulgar. Too much colour! It didn’t fit into my view of fashion at all. And I’m not buying into this revival either. Or so I thought… Then I practically tripped over

Bloom with a View

I hated Versace in the 90s. So brash and vulgar. Too much colour! It didn’t fit into my view of fashion at all. And I’m not buying into this revival either. Or so I thought… Then I practically tripped over

Eavesdropping, me?

I am optimistic as I settle in to write. I flip open my computer, but after three sips of tea I realize it’s doomed. Behind me,  occupying a circle of soft chairs are a dozen males and females in their

Eavesdropping, me?

I am optimistic as I settle in to write. I flip open my computer, but after three sips of tea I realize it’s doomed. Behind me,  occupying a circle of soft chairs are a dozen males and females in their

Selfishly, yours.

You may have noticed my absence this week. I trust I am not being presumptuous by hoping so. I got tangled up in a professional opportunity that involved me going back into my portfolio, digitizing and bringing 10 years of

Selfishly, yours.

You may have noticed my absence this week. I trust I am not being presumptuous by hoping so. I got tangled up in a professional opportunity that involved me going back into my portfolio, digitizing and bringing 10 years of