But Why Will You Say That I Am Mad?

In honor of All Hallow’s Eve I invite you to have a read. The Tell-Tale Heart, published in 1843, is perhaps Poe‘s most famous story. This narrative has often been seen as an exemplary… Continue reading

Writing~Not Writing~Writing….

An uncomfortably accurate illustration of my last two or three days with the novel-in-progress…. …. And always that sweeping relief when the words return… I hope your writing is coming along…

For the Love of Paper…..



Very Interesting…

Always helpful

Gone Girl ~ My Two Cents (or Am I All Alone on this I-didn’t-like-Gone-Girl Island?)

Given all the hoopla surrounding the movie adaptation of Gone Girl I figured I’d throw my two cents in. Let me preface this by saying that I read Flynn’s two previous novels Sharp Objects… Continue reading


I’m about 40% into my novel-in-progress and the process has been both terrifying and exhilarating. Terrifying because I’m a pantser, not a plotter. I don’t tend to think about plot until I’m nearly… Continue reading

2013/14 Alumna Jenny Gray wins Write Aberdeen

Wohooo! That’s my homegirl! :D 2013/14 Alumna Jenny Gray wins Write Aberdeen.

Call for Submissions: Adriadne’s Thread

Originally posted on Lightning Droplets:
Thanks to Duotrope, I’ve found this new (to me) lit mag called Ariadne’s Thread. Check them out! ? Ariadne’s Thread publishes poetry, fiction, articles and short essays and other…

Five things you learn when you live in Edinburgh…..

1. There’s a beautiful emancipation statue of Abe Lincoln in Old Calton Burial Ground 2. Speaking of Calton Hill, if you want an easier way to get up instead of the stairs/ramp-of-death combo,… Continue reading

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