Random Ramblings

Love Conquers All – Or Does It?

I just finished watching the third and final season of Penny Dreadful. If you haven’t seen it yet, go watch it before you read this. There will be spoilers. As a writer of love stories, I understand the happily ever after doesn’t always happen as it’s supposed to. But, writing romance, happily ever after, and […]

Too Many Stories

What do you do when you have a thousand different stories swirling around in your head? I’m asking, because its a problem I struggle with all the time – I have a lovely novel all lined up in my head, and I’ll be writing along merrily, then another idea will swamp me. Then another. Then […]

Curveballs Aplenty – Lowest of Lows to the Highest of Highs

This past two weeks has got to have been one of the most emotionally topsy-turvy of my life. First of all, we took the heart-wrenching decision to cut our losses, and sell our house to cover all of our debts. There is something so tragic about working so hard to accomplish something so big, and then […]

Five Things I’ve Learned about Being a Writer

They reckon every person has at least one novel in them. Even if this is true, many (or perhaps most) of us choose never to write that novel. We think our story will be boring or hackneyed. Maybe we struggle to put our thoughts into words on the paper or screen. Maybe we prefer to leave our […]

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