Short Story: Defiance

The clinical lights overhead cast a fluorescent hue over everything they touched, the beams reaching out and causing multiple shadows where only one should exist. I breathed in the bubblegum scent of industrial cleaner, pleasant to most, but to me it brought connotations of desperation and, in the end, death. Humans robed in blue or…

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A Crazy, Fun Day

Without a doubt, yesterday was one of the funnest days I’ve had in a while. As you all know, I gave away Fractured Immortal for one day only. I expected about 100 copies to be downloaded from the Kindle store – that’s what people told me to expect. Imagine my surprise when everything exploded. The…

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My Gift to You

For all the people so used to seeing me going on and on about Fractured Immortal, I’m sorry , but wait! Y’all know how much love I put into it. How I bled, cried, damaged my spine and continue to spend most of my life with my eyes open rather than lose precious hours of…

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My First Short Story

I finally wrote a short story. I’m actually really happy that I did it as I thought it an impossible task. But here it is. Stepping Out Lost. The stupid word ran through my head again, playing over and over. I flicked my gaze to the window, tipping my head to the side as I…

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It’s live: Fractured Immortal Paperback Giveaway

I am pleased as punch to finally bring you Fractured Immortal in paperback. To celebrate its release, I’m giving away one signed copy. You can find the link for that at the end of this post. There a couple of small changes that were made for the paperback. Natasha, one of my awesome critique partners,…

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Whiskey, Wine & Writing: The Interview

Chances are you’ve heard of the latest and greatest literary webshow, Whiskey, Wine and Writing. If not, where have you been? I first stumbled upon the show during the very crazy few weeks that made up PitchWars. The lighthearted and fun approach by Natasha Raulerson and, then host, Tiffany Hoffman, left me bubbling with laughter…

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My New Years Eve

Happy New Year everyone!! I hope you all had both a wonderful evening and a great start to 2015. My new years eve was fun. I started out the day early, getting up so I could take my eldest daughter to see Mockingjay Pt 1. The film was great but I had to nip to…

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My 2014 in review. I owe you guys a big fat thank you.

I’ve seen a few of these posts around so thought I’d add mine to the mix. My blog has only been running since June, so I’m pleased with the numbers. Actually, I’m over the moon. I think we’ve all come to realize by now that I waffle on about random nothingness most of the time…

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The Little Things We Do

I’m inspired by my cat to write this. Yes, that’s right. My cat. He has a weird habit of eating with his paws. Rather than shove his face into his food, he picks up each piece of meat with his claws and eats it that way. I have no idea why he does it and…

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What I Want To Be When I Grow Up

I was having this conversation with Bill the other day, well a conversation along those lines, but about our children. If any of you have read Bill’s recent posts you’ll know he has a heck of a lot to be proud of, you can check those out here. My children are ten and eleven and…

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