Shouldn’t I be writing a book?
In a perfect world, yes. In the real world, there is so much more to the story…
Here’s where I dig into what inspires me, why characters make the choices they do, and what projects are coming next.
In 2016, I was confined to bed for medical reasons, forced to be still. Having no distractions, nothing else to do, I slid down a rabbit hole of true crime. It was easy to digest while prone in bed and weary. If my vision blurred, as it sometimes did, I could just listen to theContinue reading “Sonic Sunday: “By nightlights, the children pray…””
In this new recurring feature, I’ll be spotlighting songs that are currently inspiring me, or feature on the writing playlists of my work. The history of the city I live in, and the complex dynamics between the LGBTQ+ community and police, is a topic best left to those far more eloquent and well-versed than I.Continue reading “Sonic Sunday: “On days like this, you know who your friends are…””
When I was seventeen, a friend of mine and I impulsively set out on a walk on a summer’s night. It was meant to be an hour to a nearby cemetery. Two haunted young women, chasing ghosts. We kept walking that night, wandering our city. Strangely empowered by the company of each other in aContinue reading “Another Light…”
One of my favourite songs since childhood is the German synth-loaded pop tune “99 Luftballons” by Nena. Not the English version–the German original. As a child, it felt deliriously beautiful. I could dance to it all day. As a teenager, I took German in high school–no word of a lie–so I could find out whatContinue reading “Letting Go of the Balloon String”
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