DP: Ear of the Beholder

There is something profound and transformative that happens to me when I hear an amazing piece of music. Whether it is instrumental or pop, a love ballad or dance tune, if the notes… Continue reading

Fleeting

Along the path, the swirl of colour draped throughout my day, It paced itself with every breath, it danced as it did sway. I marveled at its beauty, and the silence was complete,… Continue reading

Novel Update #2: Farewell to Characters

Remember how I complained the other day about the Writers’ fest I attended last weekend claiming to feel inadequate in the company of other writers? Well I have to admit that I did… Continue reading

An Autumn treasure

The sun danced as it tilted upward and took notice. It swayed. The breeze was soothing and embraced it as it watched from up above. There was movement below too, rapid and noisy.… Continue reading

Jump? Don’t jump?

She sat at the edge of the cliff. She could see the ocean swirly blue and foamy crashing against the rocks down below. Wow, that sure is a long way down, she thought.… Continue reading

One Lowly Writer in the Sea

Fresh back from a Writers Festival weekend, I am glum. You’d think being in the company of so many stimulating authors or author-wannabes would be creatively inspiring enough to sustain me. But alas,… Continue reading

The movement of Time

Being giddy with excitement definitely has an effect on Time. It’s crazy really. You sit waiting for that favourite band to take to the stage, or the new boots you ordered to arrive… Continue reading

Novel by Numbers

Ok so on the eve of attending another writers’ festival workshop, I am sitting down and wrapping my head around the great NOVEL I have been writing. It has been all-consuming and then… Continue reading

Lipstick lust loss locked

He didn’t care about me. I know that now. I didn’t then. He would enter in from across the room, a stranger, and my heart stirred. I would lose myself in his eyes… Continue reading

Fall conjures Creativity… still!

I miss school but only one period of schooling in my life, my university years. I miss the excitement of FALL and the start of a new routine. The University campus was so… Continue reading