Category: Writing

In 2015, scientists at the Australian National University proved that at a Quantum level, reality does not actually exist until we measure it (i.e. we observe it). This got me thinking – wouldn’t it be something, if this wasn’t solely …

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How are you going? Are you doing okay? I have been working from home since social distancing started, i.e. since March. And outside of work or spending time with family or doing normal things, I have been editing Book 2. …

Portable writing Read More »

Have you ever wondered why different people have different tastes in music? No? It may very well just be me. But I believe that not unlike everything else in life, our experience of music is subjective. Our likes and dislikes …

Experiencing music Read More »

Coming up with character names, especially minor character names, can be challenging. Long after protagonists’ names have been established, an unexpected change in the plot can result in having to name another character when all you want to do is …

What’s in a name? Read More »

It’s 42 degrees Celsius in Adelaide today (107.6 Fahrenheit – I had to look that one up 😊) and only the second day above 34 degrees, so not technically a heatwave yet. Apparently, you need three days above 39 or …

Control Read More »

As I’m considering the backstories, appearances and other traits of the characters in my next book, I can’t help but think about all the people on our planet and their individual stories, each with their individual challenges and most, I …

Someone’s story Read More »

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Have you ever quoted a line from a movie you had watched over and over as a child or imitated the mannerisms or repeated the words of someone you had spent a lot of time with, without really realising it …

Shaped by what we love Read More »

As I’m planning the scenes of my next novel, I am also starting to think about the nature of the new characters I don’t really know yet. You see, I spent so much time with Anna and Daniel, the protagonists …

Relatable Read More »

Have you ever had a dream that keeps popping up from time to time? I have, and it generally goes like this: I am 14 years old, have a piano exam that same day and I haven’t practised. I am …

What dreams tell us Read More »

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