research
writing

Research… How Far Is Too Far??

Okay, so I've locked myself in a car boot, thrown a phone outside a moving car, and learnt to shoot a rifle, all in the name of research. So how far is too far? I would never get the experience of my characters, by killing someone, or doing something particularly dangerous.... I always try to… Continue reading Research… How Far Is Too Far??

interesting prison escape
life

Now THAT’S Interesting… A Prison Escapes

Okay, so in my research for my new project, I stumbled upon this collection of FASCINATING (real life) Prison escapes in Australia!  A few of the things I've read and seen border on the impossible, ridiculous, or simply genius. It would take FAR too long to go through them all in one post. So, I'm… Continue reading Now THAT’S Interesting… A Prison Escapes

if i run book report
life

If I Run by Terri Blackstock (Book Report)

Okay, we need to chat. I've read some pretty great, and some pretty horrible books in my quest to hear the best stories I can. It's book report time ya'll! So, I decided that I'll share my thoughts on how they hold up with one book a month. This month, I'm looking back at If… Continue reading If I Run by Terri Blackstock (Book Report)

Fiction

The Murder App | Chapter 7

A serial killer, technology, and a detective determined to find the truth. Come along on a murder mystery adventure, with The Murder App – Chapter 7! Ted was waiting at the front door for her as Ella pulled into their driveway. She was almost 45 minutes late for their date night, and hadn't called yet. They'd… Continue reading The Murder App | Chapter 7

pavlova debate
life

The Pavlova – Aussie or Kiwi? (Classic Debates)

So, who invented pavlova anyways? I get to come into this 'classic debate' with both sides in mind. Because I'm actually a Kiwi AND an Aussie! For some reason, THIS is a huge debate when it comes to Aussies and Kiwis - who invented the Pavlova! Okay, first let's delve into some basic (and loosely researched)… Continue reading The Pavlova – Aussie or Kiwi? (Classic Debates)