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How to Avoid Writer’s Arse

How to Avoid Writer’s Arse

As a full-time writer, I’m lucky that I don’t need to go out to work – or brush my hair, get dressed, and endure getting up close and personal with someone’s armpit on the Tube. No, I can roll right out of bed, throw on my fluffy slippers and robe, and head straight to my […]

August 7, 2013 | By | 11 Replies More
Writing a Gay Private Investigator

Writing a Gay Private Investigator

How did a hospital secretary and single mom of four end up writing a series about a gay private investigator? My wonderfully intrepid and at times hot-headed character David Lloyd came about through a fusion of my love of crime novels, my undying support for GLBT rights and acceptance, and the brutal attack of a […]

March 18, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Interview with Canadian Writer Bolaji Williams

Interview with Canadian Writer Bolaji Williams

We met Bolaji Williams on Twitter. She responded to one of our tweets. We read a recent blog post and loved the clarity of her writing and topic, so we invited her to do something with us. Voila, an interview with writer Bolaji Williams. When did you first know you loved to write? To be completely honest, […]

October 1, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Making It Into the 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest

Making It Into the 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest

I haven’t won a lot of prizes in my life, which is surprising, given my Irish heritage. They say the Irish are an especially lucky lot, but not this Irish girl. I remember winning three small items in my entire life. I recollect winning a beige coloured, plastic statue of the Virgin Mary at St. […]

August 11, 2011 | By | 11 Replies More
Friendships with Women: Getting by with a Little Help from Friends

Friendships with Women: Getting by with a Little Help from Friends

“Better than any book, [  ] is the communion that happens when you meet someone and have great rapport; someone whose existence makes your life better in myriad ways.” Susie Maguire I thought I would choose an entirely different topic until I read Susie Maguire’s excellent June 11 post on Women Writers. These last few […]

July 10, 2011 | By | 12 Replies More