The things I do to avoid writing

There is a strange tension in writing this book. See the topic is grief. It involves delving into the hard stuff. It is not easy to write. When I do get words on paper it is inevitably draining. Naturally this means I often find myself in creative procrastination, in order to avoid being emotionally battered by what … Continue reading The things I do to avoid writing

on writing, reading and the power of books

This morning my daughter grabbed some books off the shelf and immersed herself in them. "These are fantastic books mum, come and see". As I went in, I realised the books she held are books written by my good friend, Elaine Fraser. Writing can be such an isolating exercise. Essentially it is me and my keyboard or a … Continue reading on writing, reading and the power of books