The word of 2016 – Consistency

The word of 2016 – Consistency

After two awesome weeks playing at being a journalist at the Scout Jamboree, I’m back and ready to kick butt this year. Last year was an amazing year – I want this year to be even better. So far it’s starting that way, having been nominated in the...
Merry Xmas – what a year!

Merry Xmas – what a year!

This year seems to have flown by! And looking back, what an exciting year it’s been for me, writing-wise. I made it into the Little Gems anthology for 2015 I was a finalist in the RWA Emerald awards I self-published my first publications – one short story...
Community Fundraisers

Community Fundraisers

I spent my Saturday working on a BBQ / sausage sizzle fundraiser for our Scout Troop this weekend. To me, the good old-fashioned community fundraiser is such a vital part of a strong community – whether that be a small town, or a neighbourhood within a larger...

Motivation

Not just my motivation. My character’s. I wrote well the first 2 days and made my 1K goal.  Then I was thwarted by a few days that were really busy – I did find some words, but not as many as I could have. If I was really into the story, I would have made...

Procrastination Central on Limbo Line

Uggghhh! I’m having the world’s worst time getting writing again. I have a book scheduled for November that’s part of a series with other authors so I have to meet the deadline. Which means I have to finish the 1st draft this month to get a decent...

Everyday heroes

The Hunter Valley, where I live, has just gone through devastating floods. My family and I were lucky – we incurred no damage, and only the minor inconvenience of being without power, phone and internet for almost 36 hours. Many people in the area are still...