The Beast – an introduction

I was reading the twitterings and surfing the internet-lands, and came across Lauren Beukes (read all of her books right now, they are just bloody great) writing about her cats over at Book Riot. A beautiful, sad, lovely post about cats and pets and how important they are. Which they are – they’re part of the family. And then it got me to thinking that perhaps I haven’t officially introduced you to the Beast? I mean, I might have mentioned her on Twitter every once in a while, but probably not that much *ahem*. So, here’s the Beast, our little…

This heinous hiatus is nearly over…

Ok. You got me. I put my hands up. There has been an overly long break between blog posts and this is something that should not be allowed to pass. *Shelters behind the Beast against volleys of rotten fruit* Suffice to say, general life, work and an impending house move (got a good feeling that this one might actually happen) rather disrupted the steady flow of writing wordage. All of these are good things, just things that have kept me preoccupied, and finding the time to hole up in my writerly spot and wear through my fingertips until my bones…