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That Watershed Moment

That Watershed Moment We all have them in our lives, the moment when something changes. The moment when the catalyst appears and is activated. The moment when everything shifts. Sometimes we are aware, at the time, that this is a … Continue reading

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Taking it to the Next Level

Taking it to the Next Level Well, this has been a roller-coaster of a week. It started off with a January low, the post-festive energy dipping and the darkness and cold shrinking my world to the daily necessities. After an … Continue reading

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The Books in my Life – Old Favourites are Old Friends

I don’t know how it is for other authors, but my love of writing stems from my love of reading. I devour books, like a greedy child grabbing for second and third helpings, and like a child, I have little … Continue reading

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Present Tense, Past Perfect

Life is full of ups and downs – some days I have energy and ideas running out of me, others I have nothing but this sense of being drained and two-dimensional. At times, the pressure to manage daily life is … Continue reading

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Dreams and Disasters

Do all writers dream? I don’t know. Certainly, I dream a lot – long, technicolour dreams with full surround sound, dreams where I cannot escape the feeling of being chased, or watched, dreams of people, places, houses. A recurring theme … Continue reading

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Life and Writing

I can’t imagine any woman writer not feeling that, sometimes, life gets in the way of writing. I have all the best intentions – I will get up early, get the laundry out of the way, shut the door on … Continue reading

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Working at home

Working at home This is how my day is structured – this is its plot. Two alarms rouse me. First my spouse’s alarm signs its brief waterfall song, sweetly irritating in the velvet twilight of beloved sleep. Then my own … Continue reading

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