"It’s strange to think that someone who has been part of my life for so long can be so unknown. It’s even stranger when you consider that I am her creator." Learning to know your character | Shannon Meyerkort
"So my decision to write a book about the pandemic might be seen as a very unpopular one. Especially since it’s been only six months since the first mention of a novel corona virus and we haven’t yet reached the peak."
This is a section that I have already removed from my novel as I am now limiting the story to the period 1912-1915. However, if you read the previous blog post about Doris, you will recognise this story as from the day of her stroke. 1968 Fred stretched in the early morning air, surveying … Continue reading A Stroke of Bad Luck
Today I took my daughters to a swap meet in Nedlands. There were the usual assortment of stalls selling the usual assortment of thing. But one lady’s stall in particular attracted all our eyes. My three year old went straight to the Dora doll, dressed in a tutu with articulated joints and wild hair. New, … Continue reading Your History for Sale: $15