Imposter Syndrome – Phenomenon or Syndrome? (Part 1)

Normally my second post would be a piece on another author. I really enjoy meeting others, and I love reading what makes them different. However, I have heard the words imposter syndrome a lot in the last few weeks, particularly with reference to the writing world and it got me thinking. It’s a subject very […]

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Dirty words: Fear isn’t one of them

  Blogging has been an incredibly eye-opening experience and good for my confidence. I don’t know how many people are reading what I write whether it be the blog, my romance novel or my poetry books but I’m not fazed. If you want something you have to be prepared to be in it for the […]

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Book Corner Chilling in May

Sometimes I feel so blessed being a reader. Seriously, where else can you enter different worlds without leaving home. Helen Scheuerer’s young adult series The Oremere Chronicles is a joy. Once I had read the first book, I was lucky enough to read the free stories Helen offered. Honestly, I would have paid, and sincerely […]

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Oprah Winfrey, conflict and questions.

Listening and watching the news is disheartening, or much worse – heartbreaking, and always seems to involve conflict. Pondering on this led me to writing my second post where I feature questions asked by Oprah. These particular questions from an article by Melanie Curtin really struck a chord. I know I say that a lot […]

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Distractions of the Heart (from Emotions in Eruption)

This is my take on relationships and their often-volatile natures. In this poem I guess the romantic in me, surfaces but finds itself in constant battle with reality because love is too often a rocky road for many of us. It would be wonderful if that were not the case, but it is not always […]

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Australian Author Diana Plater, her new book, and the after-effects of trauma

This month I am particularly excited to present an Australian author whose inspiration for her book Whale Rock is as thrilling as the book itself. A journalist, Diana has had first hand experiences of the things she writes about, and I am a little in awe but also more than a little sure that this […]

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Book Corner Chilling in April

This is my second book corner chill post and I have to say I can’t believe how many enjoyable books are out there. Choosing them to feature is difficult. I did however want to have a link between the books, a commonality that overrode differences in genre. I wanted good reads providing time out, and radiating […]

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