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Month: June 2008

Handbag Security

This might seem a random topic to blog about, but last week, not far from where I live, a woman was killed during a handbag robbery. Most women carry their lives in their handbag. I know I'm guilty of carrying way more stuff than I need. I thought a refresher of some...

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Yes! We Have No Bananas!

Thirteen Things about BANANAS I had no idea what I was doing for my TT this week. I thought about it while eating my porridge. I glanced around my kitchen and my gaze lit on it--inspiration in the form of one lonely banana. I hereby dedicate my TT to the humble...

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Goals, Motivation and Conflict

A good romance needs conflict to make it memorable. Our characters need motivation and goals, otherwise why are we bothering? For a beginner writer, conflict is often a difficult thing to grasp. It's more than mere bickering. The turning point for me came when I read...

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All Things Shopping

Thirteen Things about SHOPPING 1. In ancient times, there was no money. People bartered or traded goods, that they had produced themselves. 2. In the past, customers were served by the shopkeeper, who would retrieve all the goods on their shopping list. Shops would...

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