is here. It's a cool pic, and before the thing that happened last year (and my hair is very long now), 'cos I'm not coming out of my cave until I'm sure that unwelcome visitor is away and gone for good. Or close enough. Anyway, I did an interview. Would you like to read it? … Continue reading Nikky’s Interview …
The latest story is here! and in Here (the .com link to the 'zon) https://www.amazon.com/Libra-Speculative-Fiction-Inspired-Zodiac-ebook/dp/B08MQN31ND/ I already have my copy, but the sell date is 8 November which means the north of the line residents need to wait a bit longer. Not much longer, just a tiny few hours and it's all there, ready to … Continue reading Proud? Yes.
The general consensus to the question about whether to put a trigger warning on a book seems to be 'No' based on the responses to the last post, which got a lot of comments. But that doesn't mean I can get away with not using the overt design features to warn and advise. Starting from … Continue reading Trigger Warnings — Two
A discussion on a previous post has raised the flag again. This flag is a question: Should novels/fiction have trigger warnings to indicate the potential risk to the reader? I've seen it discussed in reading groups, in social settings, in the library, but I don't understand a couple of things about the need or desire … Continue reading Trigger Warnings
There's a #6WSP (that's six word story prompt) for the above word for Saturday. Of course, I couldn't do six word stories to save my life. Okay, I'd try, but I need more. Much more. But I liked the word. Writers and words. So much intent behind a simple word. Motivation. What motivates me at … Continue reading Motivation
As part of Fandango's #FOWC, I'd like to complain. Yep. Seriously. It used to be a person could go to the pub, get a drink, snacks, chat with a group of people ... Or even a launch at the library with wine and crackers and well-dressed, well-spoken spruikers of a new book. Wine, fancy beer, … Continue reading It’s All Online
Damascena, Thorn of Lore -- in the Libra edition of the Zodiac series, coming your way soon, soon, soon in September. Yep. You read it right -- 'Damascena, Thorn of Lore' by Cage Dunn
First, the What? An update, short and sweet. The back is not behaving, and much as I try to scroll through the WP feed, I fail to get far. Keeping up, but not regularly. I'm still here, and there will be a return. When? When the back is good enough to park me in the … Continue reading Mid-August, already?
Two sisters, bound by the traumas of a childhood of institutions, foster-homes, and living on the streets. Bound by more than blood. The younger woman, the wiser and more stable woman, sets her sights on a life of normal. Pella plans to buy a house somewhere, a home that's always there for them. The hard … Continue reading The Ties that Bind