On Writing

On using *that* little voice inside

On using *that* little voice inside

Thanks to this month’s #GEAVember, daily questions about writing asked by the incredible Annaliese Avery (@AnnalieseAvery on twitter) and the GEA Academy this was what I was faced with this morning: “How do you deal with doubt and impostor syndrome”

I don’t deal with it. I use it. Here’s how…

On giving back

On giving back

Publishing “is not a solo endeavour - it represents hours of investment: of time, of money, of energy and of the encouragement of others (including emotional and financial support)…there are people out there with the talent, but not the means to get their voice out there. “ K.L.Kettle

Of a life in rooms with castle corridors, and universes stacked on the shelves.

The little local high street library that was huge, it’s corridors endless as a castle when I was small. Nooks behind shelves, my hand in my nan’s hand, my mum’s hand, my dad’s hand, and eventually alone. It was so much smaller when I visited recently, no bigger than a coffee shop, but it was no less large in my mind.