Creating in the face of fear

I am only just starting to adjust to the reality that Donald Trump is going to be the next President of the United States. It floored me. The night after the election, some friends and I stayed out until 2am and drank far too much, needing to let off steam. I've even been avoiding social … Continue reading Creating in the face of fear

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Putting myself about

I broke out of my comfort zone this week and joined a writing group. I have known for some time that this is a Good Thing for your writing but have been making excuses. However, the agent who read my novel suggested I join one. It seems like a good idea to take the advice of a professional … Continue reading Putting myself about

Bad girls are my weakness

All you need for a movie is a gun and a a girl - Jean Luc Godard I have a deep and abiding love of pulp fiction art (hence the avatar). Temptresses. Sirens. Femmes Fatale. I can't resist the allure of the bad girl. It's why I love Noir cinema, and blaxploitation. Ace female characters that … Continue reading Bad girls are my weakness

Writer Reboot (again)

I open up WordPress and see it is 180+ days since my last post. Oh, the bitter tears I could weep over  my dewy-eyed optimism I had back in May that I would be able to sustain a writing routine, yet here I am again, starting over once more. I'm not gonna lie, 2015 has … Continue reading Writer Reboot (again)