The Online Novelist: The Three Things You Need

It’s pretty common knowledge that these days, an online presence is a necessity for an author. Online is where billions of people share their lives, do their shopping and spend their leisure time as well as their discretionary income. It’s also well known that authors are chronically time-poor. It takes lots of hours to write […]

Beautiful Creatures – lovely til the end…

So I’ve just finished watching (well, rewatching, I’ve seen it before), the movie Beautiful Creatures. It backdates to 2013, and if it hadn’t been hot on the heels of Twilight and Hunger Games, may very well have made more of a splash – that is, until the last fifteen minutes of storytelling forget about narrative […]

There’s a meeting point between Regency romance and fantasy.

Regency romance, since the days of its invention by the amazing Georgette Heyer, is frothy, light and humorous, set in the times of the King Georges of England, and involves feisty, often impoverished damsels and the dukes and earls who love them. Fantasy is big and sprawling and can be anything from elves to robots, […]

Welcome to my Universe.

It recently struck me that all of my storylines fit into the one universe, even though they could be anything from time travel to historical romance. The diagram above shows how they all fit in with each other. Amazingly enough, by doing this, I’ve been able to sort out some timelines that weren’t working for […]

Supernatural Season 5 Episode 7

The Curious Case of Dean Winchester. I’ve been rewatching Supernatural in the months leading up to the release of Season 14, and I came across this episode yesterday. I really liked it – laugh out loud moments along with some real heart-string tugs. What I did want to talk about was the character of the […]

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