Self Fighting Self

Self Fighting Self

Twenty minutes to sit down and close my eyes to meditate most days and there’s much luck in that opportunity being available to me. The breath in and out, the sound of the washing machine clicking through cycles, the birds singing and tweeting and fighting outside the...
The Spark Won’t Fizzle Out

The Spark Won’t Fizzle Out

Forces have conspired against me recently to prevent me from writing and editing as much as I want to. That’s life I guess. But while I was cleaning the house and preparing the kids for school post holidays, right as I was clearing last terms mess out of their school...
The Path

The Path

If people are offended by my books, or parts of my books, it makes no difference. It makes no difference if people don’t understand my books, or are bored by them, or are embarrassed. If people impart some or all of the character on to me, the writer, it makes no...

Publishing and Marketing With a Little Bit of Magic

The publishing and marketing side of this business is not the side that makes me eager to start the day. I’ve spent more time on that than writing and creating these past few weeks and it’s a drag on my mood, that’s for sure. If the entire writing process is a big...

Not a House It’s a Home

Tyson’s at home, sick, and we’re getting close to a record here with the number of sick days the boys are clocking up. That means Tys will be on the six-foot ottoman in front of the TV watching Boss Baby while I get into the final edits of episodes four and five of...