Road Dahl was one of the iconic figures and lasting voices of my childhood. And so in honour of what would have been his 102nd Birthday, here are some excellent quotes from the master author himself.
They're just there. For as long as I remember their low murmur has been there in the deep parts of my mind, trickling down the back of my throat so that I can't quite taste them. My hands know what my tongue can't reach. They learned to form the letters like a printing press so … Continue reading The Words
An unusually chatty post featuring a potentially endangered brood of moorhens, the Irish Referendum results, the Duck Principle, and some odds and sods about writing and platform building. Not one you want to miss.
Finishing your first draft is a highly emotional experience. Many people think that it is the end of writing a book but I'm afraid it is only the beginning...
It's cold. And wet. And miserable. So let's talk about something warm and lighthearted for a change. Here's my five favourite teas (with bonus honourable mentions!).
Picking up from where the last post left off, I ramble a little before making the decision whether it's time to abandon writing at last.
January was a long, bizarre, intense kind of month. It always is, I don't know why this still surprises me at round twenty-three. Perhaps it's because, with a year in between, it's easy to forget. First things first, I have been writing this past month, despite low energy and motivation. What matters is that (apart from … Continue reading What on Earth Happened to January?
After all this time, I finally answer some questions about The WIP That Has No Name.
Because what fun would life be if it was actually easy?
With technology constantly changing and developing, we have more opportunities that ever to have out words, pictures, and voices find their way to people we don't even know and will probably never meet. Instagram sees an average of 80 million photos shared per day. Twitter estimates that the average number of followers per account is … Continue reading Beginning a Blog…