Samhain: Listening to your ghosts

After a glorious summer, full of fresh air and bright late nights, Aotearoa puts another blanket on the bed and gets ready for winter. And so it's samhain (southern hemisphere). The end of one year and the start of a new one. Time to reflect and contemplate, dream and plan, make sparkles in the dark,… Continue reading Samhain: Listening to your ghosts

Killing the compulsive writer

Think about writing as ‘drinking’ or ‘going to the gym’. If you drink every day or go to the gym every day, you’ll fuck up really quickly. Everyone knows you need rest days, you need to train different muscles and, if we’re still talking about drinking, you need to give that liver a rest, mate.

To self-publish or not?

Part of my list of things I want to do these next few weeks is to submit some more stories to various places. I've given myself a few weeks to do this because it involves a whole heap of time sat at my desk going through the various steps in the process. I'm currently working… Continue reading To self-publish or not?