It’s now been nearly three years since I started my freelance editing business, and I still wake up most mornings marvelling at the fact that I have a job I love, that’s so flexible and that is earning me a lot more money per hour than I ever made in an office job. However, […]
My short story, Agony of Perfection, was shortlisted for the 2023 Hammond House Literary Prize, and is featured in the prize anthology. You can buy a copy here.
Summary: Properly back into the swing of things on the paid work front, and also quite a lot of progress on my projects/development – yay! Monday: I actually sat at my desk to work today, which felt weird, but was probably better for my back than slouching on the sofa (confirmed by my osteopath […]
My comedy plant horror flash fiction piece, Horti-Cult, is included in 99 Fleeting Fantasies. [Picture by ThemeFinland]
Summary: I’m back in the game with some awesome paid editing work, so that feels good! Now I just need to rediscover my work ethic and find some balance with my own creative projects… Monday: I was still feeling as if I wasn’t really getting anywhere so far this year – but posting my […]
Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you’re minding your own business and suddenly your brain presents you with a horrible image of something terrible happening? Or even of you actually doing something terrible to yourself or someone else? Well, don’t worry – because you’re not alone – and it doesn’t mean you’re […]
Summary: It feels like I’m really not getting anywhere so far this year – with paid work or with my own projects. I know intellectually this isn’t true (I’m plugging steadily away at everything, even if I’m not exactly where I want to be) but it’s still the way it feels… Monday: I felt […]