A book baby is born

My book has been out for a week now and gosh, that feels weird to say! I kind of just let it drop without doing a book launch event because… well, frankly, I wanted to enjoy my book release. And spending the lead-up to it organising an event all about me would definitely not haveContinue reading “A book baby is born”

Closure and exposure

My debut novel is coming out… really bloody soon and I’m getting pretty nervous. Not in a bad way, but nervous nonetheless. As the release date draws nearer, a question that’s come up a few times is whether or not Black and Blue is autobiographical. And the answer to that is: yes and no. IContinue reading “Closure and exposure”

The comfort zone is so comfortable

I don’t watch that much TV but one show I’m really digging at the moment is Star Trek: Lower Decks. In an episode entitled “Where Pleasant Fountains Lie”, there’s a scene in which Rutherford is nervous about an assignment on an alien ship, away from his familiar surroundings. “You need to get outside your comfortContinue reading “The comfort zone is so comfortable”

Something in the wake of your smile

I don’t really know what “the wake of your smile” means, but it sounds cool and I don’t care. So this is me singing Roxette’s “Listen to Your Heart” in front of people at the most recent VocalTech student showcase. I have fond memories of seeing Roxette in Perth so it was an honour toContinue reading “Something in the wake of your smile”