Happiness is a cup of herbal tea on a wooden bench beneath an overhanging rowan branch. It's the slight breeze rippling down the hill that kisses the back of my neck. It's in the quiet country road and the cyclist who passes the gate in his own private world. It's in the stretch of the … Continue reading Mindful Musings
Today I'm talking about falling down and getting up again. Multiple times. Life's a bitch and then you die, they say. Life really can be the most obnoxious, foul-mouthed party guest you never invited, she can abuse you and talk about you behind your back and knock you off your shaky pedestal before slamming the … Continue reading On Falling Down…And getting up again
I sat out out on the deck for the first time this year. There was sun, there was warmth. I opened the patio door and wandered out in my socks. A coffee in one hand, a notebook in the other. I can't remember the last time I sat on the bench, looking out at the … Continue reading A Little Heat
Today is Release Day for Psychonaut, the second book in Carmilla Voiez's Starblood series and I'm delighted to be involved in the blog buzz for this special event. Psychonaut is the second book in Carmilla Voiez’s Starblood series. It’s a relaunch of the novel by American indie Vamptasy Publishing. The series contains four books and … Continue reading Psychonaut Release Day Blog Buzz – Carmilla Voiez
That year rolled around faster than ever. It doesn't seem that long ago that I was ruminating about my life and trying to add up my existence and relate it somehow to the celebration of being a woman. This year, I added another female role to my repertoire, that of grandmother, or Nanny, to be … Continue reading A Life Less Ordinary – Thoughts on International Women’s Day
So, March - it's about bloody time. I thought we'd never see the back of February! And I'm not talking about the WiHM promotion - that was great, loved every minute of it. No, I'm talking about all those grey, miserable days, when it was hard to tell the difference between twilight and morning. The … Continue reading Here, Hare, Here – March Arrives and it’s about time.
Well, it's February 28th, which means today is the last day of our festival of fear. It's been a veritable smorgasbord of work, in terms of horror sub-genre but also media. We've showcased writers who were filmmakers, poets, hosted YouTube horror channels, were graphic novelists and also many authors for whom the horror genre is … Continue reading Welcome to Women in Horror Month 2019 – The Final Reckoning.
We've come to our last author interview for Women in Horror Month 2019. It's unbelievable that the month has been so fleeting and yet, we've produced some great horror content, from excerpts of new work to what scares the people whose business it is to scare! Today, for our last interview of the month, I … Continue reading Welcome to Women in Horror Month 2019 – Introducing Author of Dark Fiction, Delia Rai.