Belonging – community

Until recently I had never heard of the British journalist & author, Julia Baird. Wanting to listen to a non-fiction audio book I stumbled upon Phosphorescence, read by the author herself. In her own words Baird has said: “We write to be able to put our arms around another person.Writing this book has shown meContinue reading “Belonging – community”

Killing my darlings

‘Kill your darlings’ is unbelievably tough, but to end up with a well written book with a flow that sooths readers, every author will have to kill some of his/her darlings. I am sure most writers know what these ‘darlings’ are, and readers or non-writers can probably easily guess. “Darlings, in writing, are those words,Continue reading “Killing my darlings”