Cafes and bookshops are two of my favourite things, so cafes IN bookshops = happy me. In central Wellington, this combo exists only in The Annexe, which is the cafe on the second floor of the Whitcoulls bookshop on Lambton Quay. I hang out here a lot on weekends, because of the following paragraph of… Continue reading Writing in Cafes Review: The Annexe, Whitcoulls aka The Cafe of Awkward Bathroom Escorts
I spend a surprising amount of time writing in cafes. I like the background white noise, the free heating/air-conditioning (depending on season), and the ability to be alone whilst not alone. The easy access to hot drinks is a nice bonus.
In which AJ attempts to file things in the correct place.
In which I try to decide what the optimum size for my fantasy novels should be.
I had intended to finish the raw draft of Book 3 of The Iron Law before 31 March, all nice and neat and ready to start editing the entire trilogy* for Camp Nanowrimo on 1 April. As it turns out, I'm not quite done with Book 3, so Camp has become a combo of finish-book-3 and… Continue reading Camp Nanowrimo
It seems strangely appropriate to open my new blog with my thoughts on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. After all, what other book series has spanned so much of my life and had such a profound effect on me? *considers this for a moment* OK, so there are others, but Harry Potter is definitely one of them. And there… Continue reading The Cursed Child