Shhh… I’m writing

In the past few days, I have rediscovered my manuscript. It wasn’t lost or hidden or anything. It was waiting. Skulking and sulking as I embarked on a wild and …

When the going gets tough…

Mr6’s literary career continues apace. He’s finished writing his first original story – following our discussion about plagiarism – and has branched out into comic books. I’ve decided to help …

Making rash decisions

There were grand plans for this evening. Words were going to be written (including ‘zest’, my current favourite and, possibly, ‘moist’, one of my all-time least favourites). Instead, I’m worried. …

The mystery of my Blyton voice

Tonight I realised that I have an Enid Blyton voice. It is terribly proper, pitched slightly higher than my usual speaking voice, and rounded at the edges. Perfect for talking …

Other people’s houses

I’ve put on my best American accent and am guest posting today with the lovely Susie from MotherHoot. It’s all about the life envy that can ensue when I’m writing …

Here’s to a warm welcome

It’s never easy to leave a world of pink feather boas and big personalities and re-enter the Ironing zone. I spent the weekend at the Romance Writers’ of Australia Conference, …

Wish you were here? I do.

I spent some time in the bath tonight reading the new Country Style magazine and have come to the conclusion that I’m doing this country thing all wrong. I love …