I have been a fan of Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, individually, for years before I ever set eyes on House of Cards. Robin Wright had become famous on a daytime soap called Santa Barbara, and followed it up with commendable performances in movies like Forrest Gump. Kevin Spacey, of course, is everyone’s favourite bad … More House of Cards Season 5 Episode 1 Review #HOConZCafe
Life is busy in the household these days, with a little one to run around after and a day job to keep up with. The writing is slow but steady. I’ve worked on a few new pieces, but mostly I’ve been revising old ones or giving finishing touches to them. I have added a page … More Resources for Writers
HNY folks! 2016 seems to have just flown by, unleashing its fair share of bad news. It’s taken a large number of beloved celebrities along with it, and left us to mourn them. In years gone past, I have published a yearend review that analyses my last 12 months from a writing and submitting perspective. … More Happy New Year!
My essay on the 500-word-a-day writing experiment Perils of the Flood is up on the SFWA blog. Do take a look and tell me what you think!
I am thrilled to be a part of the new essay collection that encourages moms to support Each Other: So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood This new anthology shares real stories about motherhood, from infancy through the empty nest stage. So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood (ISBN: … More So Glad They Told Me!
Fellow bloggers and blog-readers, I’m delighted to share the arrival of my bonny baby boy on 2nd June! The little one and I are doing well, though I am a little sleep-deprived as expected. The blog will be on hiatus for a while now, as will my writing. Ideas and plots are stewing in … More It’s a Boy!
I have been light on writing-related work this year. No Short Story Challenge, and definitely no other brand new work. I’ve spent most of my available free time on editing and whipping older pieces into shape. Per my records, I have about 28 of these essays and short stories that I need to whittle and … More Mini-Update