Learning Poetry

By |2020-10-18T08:31:45+13:00September 30th, 2020|Crow's Nest, News Updates|

I’ve returned to university to do an English paper on poetry and prose. I hope to improve my writing.

I hadn’t written poetry before, so it was a bit of a shock to be confronted with assignments that involved being poetic! If you know me, you’ll understand I’m just about anything else but! It turned out to be fun and here […]

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Writing Exercise

By |2020-09-09T14:14:26+12:00September 8th, 2020|Crow's Nest, News Updates|

I took two pages of the draft text for my next new book.

Working title, Crow’s Nest, and decided to hone it down to basics. This is what I ended up with!

No one noticed, but suddenly the crickets and birds fell ominously silent. Only the faint summer breeze gently moved into the lounge, making the heavy drapes sashay across the carpet, […]

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As the Crow Flies

By |2020-09-11T12:54:45+12:00August 30th, 2020|Crow's Nest, News Updates|

On Friday morning I sat in a cafe for a couple of hours writing my next book – working title:

Crow’s Nest.

Today is Sunday and I’ve nailed down 9,000 words. The plot is a combo of WWII historical fiction and romantic suspense – a story of love and hope contrasted with war, destruction and deprivation.

My parents were teenagers during the […]

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