This is a phrase commonly heard in our house. In fact, I thought it just now. I'm sure it's not commonly heard in most houses, because generally, socks don't make much noise. I suppose you could say that some socks make noises - if they're being worn inside you might possibly hear sliding type noises … Continue reading I Hear a Sock
This week Frontier Incursion went on sale. And for a brief moment, (well two days, actually). it was a number one bestseller on amazon.com.au and also Kobo. It was a very exciting moment, so I took a screenshot just to make sure I never forget. It's an exciting moment for an author, even if it's … Continue reading What A Week!
It's only a few days now until Frontier Resistance is published, and apart from thinking about that, I've been thinking about cats. Why might you ask? I think it's because I enjoy writing about them, and they form a very important part of the Frontier Series. I am, very definitely, a cat person. Even now … Continue reading Cats
Today I finished the bulk of my first draft of my third book. What I mean by 'the bulk' is that I finished the meat of the story. I still have a couple of things to write, some loose ends to wrap up, and I'm still pondering whether I want to completely close the door … Continue reading When You Finish Your First Draft (And How Being Too Close To Your Own Work Can Be A Problem)
Both of our kids have now left home for university. We live in a rural area of Australia, and we've known for years that our kids would have to leave home for higher education. We've always had pets, and over the years we've had a variety of animals pass through our house. There's always at … Continue reading People and Their Animal Friends
I've been away from home for a week now, and I was speaking to my husband the other day, and checking to make sure that my cat was behaving himself. His name is Nosey. I've blogged about him before here, but only briefly. Nosey, or Monster Kitten as he is otherwise known, is only a … Continue reading Of Cats…