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Writing Inspiration


Happy new year! I took a couple of weeks off over the holidays. I started out the month by accepting Nephele Tempest's December writing challenge, in which you try to find at least fifteen minutes

Happy Holidays


I'm deep into the last-minute preparations - baking, cleaning, wrapping presents - for our family's Christmas celebrations. But today, I took a couple of hours off to have a hot chocolate with a good friend,

Reflections on This Week


This is going to be a long post, because it’s been a full week in the news already, and it’s only Thursday, and I’ve got a lot on my mind. This American Thanksgiving, I imagine

Day Job Gratitude


Around this time every year, after a couple of months of having every waking minute – and lots of sleeping ones – taken up with my work for the Surrey International Writers’ Conference, the to-do

Bodies at the Pool


The changing room at my local pool is a busy place. Mums scrub toddlers dry with faded, worn towels, the sort we all hesitate to throw away because they come in so handy for times

Sunday afternoon Twitter talk


I don't purport to be an expert on social media. But I do pay attention, and I think I've learned a few things along the way, one of the fringe benefits of knowing a lot

The Weight of Disorganization


Awhile back, I had great intentions of writing a blog post about the weight of disorganization. The irony of the fact that I still haven't posted it hasn't escaped me. It was a day when

Perspective and Inspiration


I've been sick this week, with the sort of chesty, sinus-y, feverish bug that knocks you flat and makes simply breathing enough of a challenge that working is out of the question. By yesterday, five

Ballads and Love Songs


My current favourite playlist on my iPod is one I've labelled "mellow". It's a wide-ranging list in terms of styles and genres of music, but all the songs have in common that they are neither