I was rescued at the weekend by a surf life saver. Seriously. I was having a swim at Coolum, I got to thinking about the draft of my novel I’ve just finished and before I knew it I was drifting into a dirty big rip. It wasnae a full on heave-ho, here-we-go, arms round the […]Read more "life savers"
Read a brilliant quote the day. E L Doctorow (Billy Bathgate, Ragtime) said writing a novel should be like driving a car at night. The idea being you might only ever see as far as the headlights but you still get to your destination. It struck a chord. I have a tendency to get excited […]Read more "writin a novel vs drivin at night"
2010 will be a big year. I might have to go to the UK again, I will hopefully complete this feckin novel and make significant ground on my PhD and I turn 40. I know. FORTY! That’s why I left it to last. I’m old as fuck. I feel it too. After a run in […]Read more "Happy New Year"