It has been dreadfully too long since I have updated this blog! So, I apologize for the long hiatus. I will be updating more regularly going forward, and have some exciting news to share very soon! In the meantime, here is a my new, official Author introduction. It’s a dark and stormy night. The howling… Continue reading The Official Introduction to Doctor Author
I have finally decided to write down a piece of travel writing that has been a funny story I tell at parties for a couple of years now. I tend to write fiction and poetry, so it was a nice break to write an essay of sorts. Enjoy! Never trust an Ad that sounds too… Continue reading The travelling part is half the fun… Right?
This is a snippet of some character development I am doing for a novel I am working on, written from the perspective of a terminally ill patient. It is loosely based on a friend who has Cystic Fibrosis. Hospitals have a certain smell; latex, ammonia, and the stench of fear and sadness. Stale coffee. Fabric… Continue reading That Smell
This is the opening scene from the novel I began writing in November for NaNoWriMo. I finished the month of November with upwards of 70,000 words and have since added another 30,000. I am almost finished the first draft! Pretty excited about that fact. Enjoy! BEEEEEEEEEEP. BEEEEEEEEEEEP. BEEEEEEEEEEEP. The alarm startled Miranda awake. The gloomy… Continue reading On The Edge Of The Limelight
I started writing a fantasy trilogy back when I was in University, and this is an excerpt from the first book. For a while it looked like it may get published but things fell through and due to the frustration I kind of tucked the books away and haven’t done much with them since. Book… Continue reading Fantasy novel excerpt
Today we have a short story that I started writing way back in 2006 and finished in 2013. It is one of the few short stories I have written that I feel no desire to expand. I think it fits just right as a short story. Enjoy! As she stepped into the softly lit room,… Continue reading Therapist
This story was written sometime around 2005-2006 for a creative writing class, where we did an exercise in class that could be dialogue only. I had written a conversation- an argument really, between this girl and her mother, and then expanded it into a shorty story after. I have since expanded it to novella length, though… Continue reading Disappearing Act