Category: So You Are… Stories!

Chapter 77: Page 90 & a half

Today was the day. The gmail alert went off early. I opened half an eyeball to check and there it was. The IngramSpark proof had arrived… again. But today… this day… it was going to be all good. the final copy. perfect. or at… Continue Reading “Chapter 77: Page 90 & a half”

Chapter 75: Eff Fame

“Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own So You Are… Pregnant! needs to get out there and be read, though this is easier said than done when on the cusp… Continue Reading “Chapter 75: Eff Fame”

Chapter 74: Love letter to my bookie-wookie

Before I launch So You Are… Pregnant! into the world – regardless if it reaches 6 or 6000, I’d like to put my dreams out there first of what I hope it achieves. Dear SO YOU ARE… PREGNANT! I’m not going to lie… you’ve… Continue Reading “Chapter 74: Love letter to my bookie-wookie”

Chapter 73: Undoing myself

Editing So You Are… Pregnant! has been technically challenging (links are a one way ticket to la la land and not the one with A-listers fox trotting about), but reliving it over and over and over has been the hardest part of this entire… Continue Reading “Chapter 73: Undoing myself”

Chapter 65: The swearing

Many years ago I ordered one of my first online print books about wayward mothers losing their minds and getting up to mischief. I couldn’t believe such a novel existed. It was as if it was written for me. When I got my sweet… Continue Reading “Chapter 65: The swearing”

Chapter 60: Winging It

Or – my life as a chicken wing buffet. The term “winging it” for me has been more of a life ethos I fell into for the sheer reasons of survival. When you’re not particularly bright and naive as a box full of puppies,… Continue Reading “Chapter 60: Winging It”

Chapter 46: Copyright Confusion – what the hell can I write?

Confused about copyright rules? You are not alone.

Chapter 43: The Suckiness of accidental Prophecy

From So You Are… Pregnant! Those who dropped the “You’re just pregnant” comment did so only once… (she says like a Mother dragon who just charred a city of naysayers to the ground and breathes in the ashes of her handy work). So You… Continue Reading “Chapter 43: The Suckiness of accidental Prophecy”

Chapter 36: Writing Novelty

or… writing a fiddly, finicky, time consuming, complicated linky little muther effer. I have a bad habit of biting off more than I can chew in every sense of the term. If no one’s watching and I can shove three bites of a sandwich… Continue Reading “Chapter 36: Writing Novelty”