The Sun Always Rises

Mar 27th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

Back in January I broke down my year into twelve-week chunks to make achieving my goals a little easier to bite into. With today marking the start of the second twelve-week chunk, I spent this weekend reflecting on the start of the year and planning for the coming months. To be honest, I’d been dreading this for weeks. I knew, without even having to look...

Guest Post: Say ‘Hello’ to the Bad Guy

Mar 20th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 8 min read

It needs to be stated: Thank you for being so wonderful. It is a pleasure to be read by such pleasant people. Yes, I mean YOU. Being read by wonderful people is delightful. However, reading about wonderful people is a chore. It is dull, like watching paint dry, in a one horse town, after they roll the sidewalks up at six pm. Lord, deliver me...

EXCLUSIVE: Interview & Cover Reveal

Mar 6th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 11 min read

Australian author, Rashed Malak, is launching his debut novel, The Beginning, in the fall. I got the chance to exclusively interview him last month and find out a little more about the sci-fi mystery survival novel! * * * Hi, Rashed, let’s start you off with some ‘getting to know you’ questions... What was it that first inspired you to become a writer? How did you...

Guest Post: WriteDis

Feb 27th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

There's a problem with disabled characters in fiction. The problem is that we rarely see them and when we do the portrayal is often harmful and stereotypical. I think that representation of disabled people is important. I think it’s important for us to be able to read characters who are like us and I think it's important for non-disabled people to see disabled people in...