Are you Okay?

A short story about mental illness I recently published a story on medium.com I’ve included the story below as well. I know I’ve been MIA for ages and it has a lot to do with my uni work which ironically has to do with writing. My end of semester project for writing ecologies was to create…

What Interactive Storytelling Teaches Us

I include this website as an example of how authors of tomorrow should be embracing the internet and what it has to offer. This form of interactive storytelling leads the way for stories in the future and potential audiences still vastly untouched.

Mmmm…..

So…uni is about to begin… Heaps of work is mounting up and not in a I-let-it-all-get-away-from-me kind of way but seriously there is a lot of reading required and media research to do before hand. Wow did I bite off a lot but the thrill of it…well, I am embracing the stress this time, letting…

Book Promotion

The Temp is in store online for $0.99 for limited time only.   Prologue   “This all ends if you do what we tell you to,” said the voice on the phone. Eve nodded into the receiver, her heart jack hammering in her veins. She hadn’t said anything in the last few minutes. How could…

Syzygy-The Three Pillars of Writing

Syzygy-is an astrological phenomenon where three celestial bodies align I, II, III If I were to pick three things in writing that are most pertinent to an end result I’d pick these three-Hook, Characters and Plot Why? Let’s say you had all three in your story…then you’d be a lot further along then any other…

Self soothing for writers

So I know I haven’t published anything in the last few days. But the truth is that with been self soothing maxi for the last few days and now he’s able to sleep in his cot during the day for a few hours and at night time he sleeps between six and eight hours so…

A story 5 weeks old

Max was 5 weeks old on Tuesday. As of 5 weeks ago everything became about days, weeks and months. How do you write when you have a baby? Well…here are a few tips. Set your expectations-this is a great time to take a break from writing and focus on other things if you do what…

The Benefits of having a Pseudonym

Posing under a different face Your name is your brand, and like all brands you need to sell. The benefit of a pseudonym is being able to choose a name besides your own. We weren’t all born with killer names that market themselves…sometimes what’s in a name is not one we’d want the whole world…