Exploration or taster?

Exploration or taster?

As my regular followers might know, I’m exploring my Fates Maelstrom main protagonist’s backstory by writing short stories that are also a means to try a different POV. After writing the first story about Sparkle Anwyl, Goth Patrol, in first-person present POV, I’ve stayed with that for three more shorts – two set some years … Continue reading

The Case of the Black Tulips – a review

The Case of the Black Tulips – a review

For today’s Thursday Creation Review, I’m back to tackling a book review – I missed writing a proper post last week, although the excuses were forthcoming. Anyway, back to today’s review (which I started last week). I had been reading just samples as books I planned to start next were due to arrive. They did, … Continue reading

Thursday is cancelled- maybe forever

Thursday is cancelled- maybe forever

Today’s Thursday Creation Review has been trampled on by an invasion – an invasion and occupation that might impact on the next few posts. I’m praying – and might make a sacrifice as well – to create an inspired space for some writing, or at least scribbling. Beyond kids that must scream, yell and stomp, … Continue reading

#TheIWSG – Pitfalls or pratfalls?

#TheIWSG – Pitfalls or pratfalls?

I will be straight for today’s  Insecure Writer’s Support Group monthly blog post as life has become hectic. In fact, I’m writing this before the chaos and stress arrive in the form of three undisciplined step-great-grandkids – okay for short periods, but they are staying for a month with their parents before the parents buy their … Continue reading

To marry Heathcliff?

To marry Heathcliff?

For today’s Thursday Creation Review, I’m changing tacks again and sailing further into uncharted seas – variety and all that mirror stuff. Anyway, one of my favourite authors – and one of my editors and writer-friends – is Sue Barnard. Ever since her first novel, The Ghostly Father, I’ve been an avid follower, reading all … Continue reading