Indie Author Part Six – Marketing

Indie Publishing is a journey. Every day I learn something new, often something I didn’t know that I didn’t know. Exactly a year ago I published a blog post “Indie Publishing: Part Five – The Belly of The Whale” (it’s still live on WordPress and you can read it here, as well as Indie Publishing PartsContinue reading “Indie Author Part Six – Marketing”

2019 Goal Setting

It’s the time of year when we tend to reflect on what we have accomplished in the last twelve months, and what we wish to accomplish in the coming twelve months. I used to be a firm believer in setting New Years resolutions but, like many people, even with the best intentions, I rarely everContinue reading “2019 Goal Setting”

Poem: Desert Sands and Night Dance

There is an exercise that is useful for generating writing that I sometimes use in my art practice. You listen to a song, or look at a piece of art and write what comes to you, inspired by the art.

This is my Favourite Time of Year

This is my favourite time of year. I celebrate Halloween and Beltaine at this time of year. Halloween is my favourite calendar holiday of all time. The spirit of fun and whimsy surrounding it just calls to me. If you read my post last Halloween you’ll remember that I differentiate Halloween from Samhain. Halloween toContinue reading “This is my Favourite Time of Year”

Poem: Ghost in the Night

With Halloween only a few days away I feel like now would be an appropriate time to share this poem. I always feel like people won’t believe me when I say this but I have been writing poems and short stories since before I was in school. Hear me out before you disbelieve me. MyContinue reading “Poem: Ghost in the Night”

Where my Inspiration comes from

As a writer I know I don’t live in a vacuum. I’m influenced in my writing style by musicians, other authors, television and film, and by mythology, legends, folklore and fairy tales the most. So, who do I feel are most influential in my life? These are my top ten. Tuomas Holopainen If you haven’tContinue reading “Where my Inspiration comes from”