I used to be one of those writers who talked about the mystical, ephemeral being known as ‘the muse’. A creature that either gifted you with inspiration and ideas, or abandoned you, dead in the water, to stare blankly at the empty page… It’s a romantic notion. But the truth is, I’ve come to discover that my writing is truly all me. Continue reading
This second half of 2018 has been fantastic as far as I’m concerned! I’ve been actively writing and submitting a lot more than I have in the recent past, and it feels exceptionally rewarding on many levels. I feel more creative, happier and mentally fulfilled. There aren’t many things in this world that bring me the same kind of dark joy that storytelling does! Continue reading
I woke up this morning to find what all authors crave to see in their Inboxes… an Acceptance from a publisher! When words are your world it means so much when someone else can see the merit and potential in your work. Knowing that others enjoy your stories is everything to the storyteller. It’s why we do what we do!
And… she’s here. The reason for my absence, my dark little princess. She is truly a gift and one I actually feel worthy of. She brings so much joy & light into my life. Her birth has changed me. I feel as if I have been born again. I feel more passionate and determined to achieve my dreams and set a a good example, than I ever have in a long time … Continue reading
To those that follow, I apologise, but it is with a heavy heart that I must announce a Hiatus of undetermined length. The reason? Family. How so? Well… I’m adding to it! I’m officially bringing another little Darkling into the world in just a few weeks and so need to take time away to rest, recuperate and enjoy the experience and bond with my precious little devil. Continue reading