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
Today I have a short poem that popped into my head while laying in bed the other night, trying desperately to fall asleep. The first couple of lines stuck in my head come morning and I let the rest of it flow from there. Enjoy! The stars fell from the sky leaving a blanket of… Continue reading Starfall
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