What My Parents Could Not Teach Me About Writing

Although writing is still writing and storytellers will be with us forever, there are some things that have changed. Things my parents could probably not have imagined. 1.  The World Is Your Oyster We are so used to chatting to friends on Facebook and Twitter that we don’t even stop to think how wonderfully insane […]

birthday wishes and otherwise

for all my american friends: know that i remembered. that today is a different kind of day. i hope you remembered, or were reminded. not of the impossible mindlessness of what happened. not of the anguish of being powerless to save lives and restore innocence. but remembered those who are with you still. remembered to […]

Baking Words

I was watching an old sci-fi series (must confess I am nervous to say which one, as it would place me on a side of the divide – either loved by rabid fans or scoffed by intellectual superiors) and spent half the time mildly amused at the way future technology was imagined. Especially the voice-activated […]

Entertaining Mythical Characters

Image how different fairy tales would be had Cinderella been middle-aged. A fit, trim, well-preserved middle-aged lady, in shape because her nasty stepsisters ate all the fatty food and she was left nibbling some leafy green veggies and the odd piece of broccoli. A rocking body because of years of cleaning house and washing windows. […]

To Write About

Enjoy this image by edSos.de taken from flickr. See what stories you can spin around this one!