Patreon and Being Brave

Patreon and Being Brave

Part of my *thing* this year is to get braver, so yesterday I officially launched the Patreon account I’ve been sitting on for three years! lol If you don’t know what Patreon is, it’s a platform for engaging with fans of you/your work, where people...
Wrapping Up 2019

Wrapping Up 2019

Well, 2019 is almost at its end, so it’s time to look back on the year that was. Recapping the goals that I set out at the start of the year… Enjoy all there is to enjoy about my amazing writer life. – CHECK! I really did make the most of it this year, attending...
The Privilege of Print

The Privilege of Print

I’ve spent much of this year listening to audiobooks. Hundreds of hours (Thanks, Libby!). My exploration of audio began because it was more restful to listen to a book than to make my eyes work, and a lot of this year has been trial and error in finding ways to deal...
How to Exorcise a Book

How to Exorcise a Book

When I was first writing Butcherbird, two years ago (well, almost), my Nana died. I kept writing. I made myself. Loved the book more than before because it was a focus, it was important. Vital, even. I finished the book and began editing it the next year with the help...
The Cost of Grief

The Cost of Grief

Over the past month or so there have been many reasons to grieve, and due to the back to back nature of it, it’s given me the opportunity to observe a few things about myself. Which is always interesting. I’m standing here, having just come back from a massive...