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Writing Inspiration

2017-04-22T17:36:06-07:00

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

2014-12-22T15:53:14-07:00

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

2014-11-27T11:23:39-07:00

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

2017-04-22T17:36:53-07:00

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

2014-09-01T15:57:21-07:00

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

2014-07-27T13:22:01-07:00

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

2017-04-22T17:36:06-07:00

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

2017-04-22T17:39:30-07:00

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

2014-05-09T09:41:03-07:00

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