What’s your favourite fairy tale? It should be simple right? Like when people ask you “What’s your favourite book?” or movie, or band. It’s never simple for me because I can never seem to pick just one. Maybe one per genre, but not one that tops the others. I also find as I get older … Continue reading Little Red Riding Hood
Merry Yule Southern Hemisphere Witches! I hope you're enjoying your day. I’m enjoying connecting with family that I haven’t seen for a while. Today I’m exploring the End of Financial Year Sales with one of my dearest friends. I wish you all a happy day with many blessings. Whether you are celebrating Yule or Litha … Continue reading Blessed Yule!
“Why write about witches? Are you a witch?” I get asked this a lot. The second part of that question always has an emotion attached to it. The person asking is usually curious, although whether this curiosity stems from their belief that I must be crazy because “there is no such thing as witches” or … Continue reading Why Write About Witches?
I hope you all enjoyed a fabulous Samhain (or depending on your hemisphere, Beltaine)! Samhain, also known as Halloween, is my favourite holiday of the year! So much so that I celebrate it TWICE a year 😊. Even before I identified as a Pagan Halloween was a big celebration at my home. “But why do … Continue reading Samhain – Why I Celebrate Twice A Year
Today I want to talk about Art Practice and Deadlines. I really hate the term “Art Practice” but I can’t think of a better term so I’m stuck with it. All artists have some kind of art practice. Whether you are an illustrator who draws daily or a painter who keeps an Art Journal; Art … Continue reading Art Practice and Deadlines
Wow what a busy Easter long weekend I've had. I didn't get nearly enough time to read or write but I did get to enjoy the break with my family (whom I don't get to see very often) and I was able to work on a present for someone very special. My Mom gifted me wool … Continue reading Goodreads Giveaway Has Ended
Morning! I'm quickly writing this before my power gets shut off (they're upgrading the poles in front of my house today). I just wanted to remind you that my Goodreads Giveaway ends in 6 days! You can enter now by clicking the widget. Goodreads Book Giveaway The Kingston Chronicles by B. Forrester Giveaway ends April … Continue reading Reminder: Goodreads Giveaway Ends in 6 Days
One of the most useful things I learnt at university, in relation to writing, was archetypes. I had a fantastic teacher who was fundamental in my education of archetypal characters and stories. She will never be able to understand how much she effected my own journey and how she influenced my writing. Archetypal characters and … Continue reading Indie Publishing: Part Five – The Belly of the Whale
If you’re still here reading my advice, then I’m really grateful that you’ve stuck with me this long. If this is the first time you’ve come to look at my blog, then Hi! Over the last month an a half-ish I’ve been discussing why and how I indie-published The Kingston Chronicles. After I received my … Continue reading Launching Your Book And What To Do Next
Wow! What a week! I’ve had a bigger response to my Goodreads Giveaway than I expected. If you live in the US and haven’t entered yet here’s the link so you don’t miss out. Entries close April 2nd. At last count 79 people have already entered so I’ve got this permanent grin plastered on my … Continue reading Wow! What a Week!