The writing retreat

I am halfway through my week long writing retreat and I have to say that so far, this works for me. The days a so long that I feel like I’ve already overextended my stay and my worries seemed to have fallen- out of the car somewhere along the drive here. Each day, I stay…

Why Fiction?

There are some people who believe that fiction is a throw away genre; that only non-fiction can teach us about the world we live in. There are some who believe that my shelves of fiction books are not as important as my reference library. But why must we choose? Stories were passed down the generations…

How many ways can I distract myself from writing?

Let me count. First of all, I would like to point out that I am not a natural procrastinator. I have plans, to-do lists, priority lists; essentially, everything possible to keep a person on track. However, I have been editing the same manuscript for months! Actually, it will soon be a year. It has been…

I want to hear your stories!

I am currently working on a non-fiction book and want to add a personal story to the beginning of each chapter. This is your chance to be heard, share your experiences and maybe get your name in print! Women, what are your thoughts on women’s education, work status, our role in marriage OR in having/raising…

In the Footsteps of Giants

A couple of years ago, I voiced a desire; I wanted to walk the Kokoda trail. Like many of the boys who signed up to join the army during WWII, I thought it would be an adventure. I also thought it would be a chance for me to walk in my grandfather’s shoes; Captain P.S….