All the way back in 1994, barely two months into my Honours year in Philosophy at Monash, I had to withdraw due to illness. My teachers and tutors had, they told me, been concerned as they watched me descend into exhaustion, and were relieved I was willing to take a break and care for my … Continue reading Let’s try that again… at a distance.
Posting this research for another novel, where I can easily find it again, in lieu of letting it distract me from writing As Long As She Lives chapter 18. Back to work!
This short TED talk by Charmian Gooch is about the very issues that inspired and make up the geopolitical background of As Long As She Lives. It will probably sound as though I based Henri on the specific son of a specific president that she mentions (even though my fake country name sounds similar - … Continue reading The Global Corruption that Inspired As Long As She Lives
This article on "Acting out the nightmares of post-traumatic stress disorder" came up in my feed, today it's a symptom I've given Kitty (though only the treatment - the same as in this article) has been mentioned in the posted chapter's so far. Always good to be reminded that the research you've done is still up … Continue reading When the news makes you feel relevant!
This one's great inspiration for As Long As She Lives background, but also is going straight into the bright green future Sci Fi novel I'm gestating. youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dd9NIlhvlI&w=560&h=315