Category Archives: Adoration

HAPPY IN THE MIDDLE

Being middle-aged or much older means we’re honorary lifetime members of the ‘middle-grade’ genre that filmmakers and authors have created especially for us. Indulge. It’s amazing. There’s no such thing as a second childhood if you never grow up! It’s … Continue reading

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BAREFOOT SPIRITS… NEVER GIVE UP THE GHOST!

Even fictional ghosts can be insistent, but coupled with a hauntingly pushy muse, it was wise for me to surrender to their combined energies and time-slip away these past 18 months to complete a particularly tricky manuscript. No-one warned me … Continue reading

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IN PRAISE OF MAKING A SMALL SPLASH…

Novelists, think big, carry a big dream, and fail until you succeed.   My best advice for my fellow authors is to continue to create if a book fails to thrive. If you must, hang up your notebooks and computers … Continue reading

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THREE VACCINES NO WAITING

During a life-threatening pandemic, there’s no such thing as spare time. There are three shots in the arm, immediately and always available to counter the effects of cabin fever, anxiety, grief, depression, isolation, impatience, anger, sadness, fear, and loss that … Continue reading

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THE FACE OF THINGS TO COME

ON THE FACE OF IT, an old year is more than the sum of its parts. In 2020, humanity bonded into an extended global family. If hindsight is 2020… the year 2021 begins with insight. Populations gained worldwide awareness and … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING SNOW…

…the child ghost of Bede Hall’s Winter Room. She is 9 years old. This is her story: “I died a very long time ago or was it yesterday? … I think maybe both. My new name is Snow – a … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF MERRY…

The double Christmas tree in my hometown of Sooke, on Vancouver Island, Canada I have wished you all a safe and peaceful Dec 25th. Admission: I tried to use the words ‘Merry Christmas’, however, the word ‘Merry’, tossed so glibly … Continue reading

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TIME OUT OF MIND

Two extraordinarily mismatched minds are still better than one when telepathic twins,at odds over science and the supernatural, fight a curse of snow. [The expression ‘running late’ preceded Bash’s mad dash down the rickety servants’ stairs. She was in no … Continue reading

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THE CATERPILLAR METHOD

The caterpillar, in ‘Alice in Wonderland’, advises Alice (at a loss to tell her story), to “start at the beginning… go onto the end, then stop.” Smart Lepidoptera! A story is a chrysalis of transformation. A first draft must become … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES, SCIENCE FICTION IS SIMPLY A MYSTICAL LOVE STORY… SOMETIMES IT TAKES TWO LIVES TO MAKE ONE WOMAN!

Delphi Sharpe, an autistic teenage orphan with the extrasensory ability to converse with birds and paintings, has a tenuous grip on reality. After she falls in love with a boy named Cecco who calls to her from a 500-year-old painting, … Continue reading

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