Not mine, but Harry Potter and JK Rowling. Twenty years ago, the story of a boy wizard and his adventures lit up our lives. Seven books totaling around four thousand pages gave us more than we needed for the rest of our lives to obsess over. Only, I didn’t buy into this particular bestselling phenomena … More The Big Birthday
I’m happy to post that my story Perils in the Post has found a wonderful home in The Ilanot Review in their Letters-themed issue. The Ilanot Review is an excellent literary journal from Israel! Do hop over and take a look. In other exciting news, 18th July this year marked the 200th anniversary of Jane … More The Legacy of Jane Austen, and a New Story Publication!
I have been a fan of Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, individually, for years before I ever set eyes on House of Cards. Robin Wright had become famous on a daytime soap called Santa Barbara, and followed it up with commendable performances in movies like Forrest Gump. Kevin Spacey, of course, is everyone’s favourite bad … More House of Cards Season 5 Episode 1 Review #HOConZCafe
Life is busy in the household these days, with a little one to run around after and a day job to keep up with. The writing is slow but steady. I’ve worked on a few new pieces, but mostly I’ve been revising old ones or giving finishing touches to them. I have added a page … More Resources for Writers
HNY folks! 2016 seems to have just flown by, unleashing its fair share of bad news. It’s taken a large number of beloved celebrities along with it, and left us to mourn them. In years gone past, I have published a yearend review that analyses my last 12 months from a writing and submitting perspective. … More Happy New Year!
My essay on the 500-word-a-day writing experiment Perils of the Flood is up on the SFWA blog. Do take a look and tell me what you think!
I am thrilled to be a part of the new essay collection that encourages moms to support Each Other: So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood This new anthology shares real stories about motherhood, from infancy through the empty nest stage. So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood (ISBN: … More So Glad They Told Me!