Sorry this post is a bit late, it has been so hot and predicted to get hotter in the next week (up to 111 degrees F on Thursday which is ridiculous, especially considering the freezing cold temperatures in America over the last week or so) and I have to force myself to do anything in … Continue reading Notebook Nibble: January is Here
Yes, this is yet another writer writing about rejection. Boo hoo and all that. I don't ask you to read this; you may if you wish but you can also choose not to. As writers, we so often talk of rejection as our slighly masochistic bread and butter - it makes us better, stronger, blah, … Continue reading Rejection.
Lost in the Wilderness
It is a truth universally acknowledged that all of us are looking - for something or someone or somewhere, we are looking for that thing which we feel would complete us. Living in a young country where European migrants constitute the majority of the population and capitalist culture is the milk we raise our children … Continue reading Lost in the Wilderness
Adieu…but not just yet.
In less than four weeks time I'll be aboard a plane, soaring over the atlantic ocean towards Europe. And finally, I am excited. Still, it seems surreal. I still can't quite manage to hold the reality of my mundane working life, which seems an endless trial, against the almost magical truth that I will be … Continue reading Adieu…but not just yet.
In the last few…
In the last few days, I've been writing heaps more than usual. Which is great, of course, because I need another 80,000 words on my first draft. But today's post isn't about writing but about life. Or more exactly, death, and its relevance to life. Be warned, this next bit may get philosophical. Personally, when … Continue reading In the last few…
Forgive me, Followers, for I have sinned.
I have a confession to make. For the past few weeks I have been ignoring this blog and not for lack of anything to write or lack of motivation or brutal theft by baboons. No. I have no excuse except that when life gives you lemons you make lemonade and the lemonade making has taken … Continue reading Forgive me, Followers, for I have sinned.