Chilling Corner in March 2021

This month will be a mixed bag. I have three (what I call interesting reading experiences) to discuss, a shout out to fellow Australian author L.J. Kendall on his new book and thirdly, a short clip to keep me focused on writing this second novel, so close to the finish line and yet still elusive. […]

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January’s Chilling Corner, a virtual look at Greece

I have decided I might play around with my chilling corners this year. Sometimes it will be about books I have enjoyed and want to share, sometimes about authors I have come across, particularly indie authors. However, I may also do something like this post and have a random topic. In actual fact, not so […]

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Words from the Ancients, and three coins in the Trevi Fountain

Save your coins for the fountain, and keep hope alive, and while you’re at it, listen to your elders.

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Vampires aren’t always supernatural creatures

Last month was about that joyous moment when new life is put into our arms. This month, that life grows up. How easily we go from the joy of the new to the heartache of real-life. Choices Time brings changes both good and bad. Everything we do in life is in our hands. We have […]

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M.L. Tompsett and a little Shakespear’s Sister

  I often hear people saying that maintaining a blog is better when you keep to a particular topic or theme, but then what fun would that be? My posts leap and bound in many directions and it keeps it challenging and fun for me. Lately though I have settled down to more of a […]

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Moonstruck, starstruck and Mamma Mia all makes sense

If you recall my bucket list post, you will be aware that Cher is an idol of mine. I thought I would use that in this post and share Cher (don’t you love the assonance, I think that’s the right poetic device) because this segment comes from Mamma Mia Number 2. If you haven’t seen […]

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Love, poetry and ideas that inspire

Looking through some previous work I came across some things I had written regarding genre. I wanted to reassess what motivates me and so I went searching. We need to do this from time to time as a reminder of what we set out to do. I love the different worlds books offer us, but […]

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