Set the Scene: Writer Carol Lovekin

Some uplifting reading for you today! Enjoy my interview with writer Carol Lovekin, author of two books (both published by Honno, the Welsh Women's Press). You can find Carole online, via her blog and on Twitter. What were your reasons for taking up swimming? Initially, & predictably, because I thought it would be good for me.… Continue reading Set the Scene: Writer Carol Lovekin

What Happens Next?

Fantasy is a broad spectrum of wonders. As a story ends, I often find myself asking, "Then what?" I'm fascinated by the big TA-DAAA moment. A glimpse of what comes after. The sun rises, people gather, rebuilding awaits. I often linger there. It cannot be all rainbows and ribbons - a battle is won though struggles continue… Continue reading What Happens Next?

Set the Scene: Librarian Jill Seidenstein

This week, I interview the lovely Jill Seidenstein of Seattle, who blogs at Slow Bloom.  1: What were your reasons for becoming a librarian? When I was finishing up college, I went to a career counselor, did their tests and the only thing I can remember from that process was librarian or archivist. At the time I… Continue reading Set the Scene: Librarian Jill Seidenstein

Set the Scene: Artist Wendy Andrew

I'm asking people about an activity or skill they love.  This week I'm happy to share my interview with representational artist Wendy Andrew... 1. What drew you to becoming an artist? I have always drawn and painted and made things! My father was an artist and took me to life drawing classes as a young… Continue reading Set the Scene: Artist Wendy Andrew

Warriors As Healers

I'm sharing a little about the writing process regards another world in Sky Drum. In my fantasy epic, the story begins amid a shift from duality to unity. On Earth, two characters journeys evolve, from a focus on the past, to the present. On Eliir, their common worldview is expanding beyond the equality they've maintained… Continue reading Warriors As Healers

Lullaby of Sky

Today I'm sharing with you the lullaby of sky, a poem that details the character's united journeys in my fantasy epic novel which launched this week.   Sky full of lullaby Answering heart’s call Shadows in the wake of light Journeying towards a fall . . . A million strings beating sparks Together moving to… Continue reading Lullaby of Sky

Changeling Days

In the creation of a project there is a time of turning inward. Of walking spirals and circles as mood overlaps thought. Then comes the time to blossom. In patterns of slow emerging, in bursts of ecstatic colour. Writing is like this. Characters shifting; their behaviour ebbing and flowing just as winter becomes spring. Creative… Continue reading Changeling Days