I had a lot of favourite reads this year. Here are some of my top picks in alphabetical order. Mostly romance, mostly Aussie authors, and several debuts too. There were a lot of kick-ass characters that had me falling in love over and again. Deadly Seven Series (Ongoing) - Lana Pecherczyk A fated mate superhero… Continue reading Favourite Reads of 2019
Work has its perks. At a reward and recognition evening whilst sipping on a rather satisfying cider I got to click a button that spun a coloured wheel on a TV screen and landed me a holiday in the Blueys. Woohoo! I love the blue mountains in early winter. Slightly smaller crowds and cooler clear… Continue reading A weekend in the Blueys
I've hit the halfway mark in my current manuscript. The zero draft. The sh*tty first draft. The POS draft. Self doubt is a devil. I've taken a couple of days 'off' to rest and refill the well, which is necessary for me. But makes it harder to slip back into it. I saw Natasha Lester… Continue reading Keep going
The 'No Two Days in a Row' rule from this post isn't about doing the same thing each day or even every second day. It's about making progress. Sometimes that happens in small steps, sometimes in big leaps. But without consistency of effort, it doesn't happen at all. Consistency is key to a lot of… Continue reading Taking Small Steps
This weekend my husband and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary. It's been two years of love and adventure and supporting each other. We're excited for the next 50. We enjoyed the cotton theme by treating ourselves to a spa. The same spa package we enjoyed our first day as newlyweds at QT in Sydney.… Continue reading Our second wedding anniversary
How do you do life? I like to try lots of different things and see what sticks. The mantra 'No two days in a row' stuck from Steve Kamb's Nerd Fitness. It's one of the rules of myth busters or something like that. I tend to use it flexibly. It could be 'no two cheat… Continue reading No two days in a row
Yoga is an internal practice. The rest is just a circus.Words by Shri K. Pattabhi Jois I read these in a book today and they made me smile. The circus. I like that a lot. Doing my yoga and other exercises is all circus. The visible layer of fun and costumes that sits above the… Continue reading Just a circus
Do I have to choose? I don't think so. I think blogging gets my mind ticking and the words flowing, which makes the fiction writing easier. Time is always a tricky one. Obviously when I'm doing one, I can't be doing the other. But I think that by prioritising blogging, I prioritise writing and creativity.… Continue reading Blogging or writing fiction?