Art doesn’t have to be perfect. It doesn’t have to change the world. Maybe the only person it will change is you.
Asking a writer why they write is a strange question – it will often illicit a shrug or a nervous laugh. “Oh, it’s just what I do.” But digging deeper into that sentiment, I see that my own reasons for writing have to do with a desire to understand and articulate the world around me, and that I’ve been doing that for probably my entire life.
Let me tell you about a time when I was afraid. I was in primary school, maybe 8 or so. I’d had some kind of disagreement with a couple of girls who I liked to call my friends although they really weren’t. My mum had suggested I do the […]
As promised, here are my answers to some of the questions I received last week in the comments and via email. Books, music, and blindness – you guys didn’t hold back!
The Sunken comes out on FRIDAY! Order your copy (paperback and ebook) of The Sunken (Engine Ward Book 1) from Amazon. When people hear that I’m writing and publishing novels (two so far this year), on top of running this blog, working a full-time job (also as a writer), co-managing The […]