Interview With The Author #2

Welcome to the second instalment of Interview With The Author, in which I interview myself about my soon-to-be-finished novel. In case you missed the first instalment, you can catch up here. I hope this three-part series offers you some insight into plot, theme, point of view, character development, inspiration and other matters that may prove useful […]

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The Stories Within Us

I had a most illuminating discussion with my daughter at the dinner table last night. We were talking about reading and stories (as we often do), and Miss B. said to me matter-of-factly: “I have all sorts of stories inside me Mummy, so when I’m alone I can take them out and read them.” I was […]

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A Novel Synopsis

Drumroll. Here it is folks – the draft synopsis of my novel-in-progress. I’ve been very busy with it lately; hence the lack of posts. I’ll try to drag myself away from Maurice and the Angels long enough to write more regular posts. x Heaven and the Librarian This is the story of a father and […]

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A Fragile Place

Happy Christmas Eve. (It’s the 24th here in NZ.) Having only launched my blog in August, I’m still a relative newbie and I haven’t yet built up a significant following. But I want to thank everyone who has read, Liked or Followed so far. It means a lot to me that people are reading and appreciating my […]

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Divine Inspiration

So I’m watching my daughter’s swimming lesson at the local pool today. When I say “watching”, I mean periodically glancing up from my writing notebook, where I am frantically scribbling random ideas and brainstorm notes about my novel-in-progress as I try to work out a tricky plot conundrum. Near the end of the lesson the […]

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