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The Novel Gets a Title

Hi all, An update. After almost two years I’m midway through the third draft of the novel. It’s been testing to say the least. One friend said it’s to be expected, that I’m sharpening my pencil. Learning to be a better writer. It makes sense. I’m enjoying the training...

An Update on the Novel

Hi all, It’s been a while since I touched base, so I thought I’d reach out and share a little about the novel I’ve been writing. I don’t want to give too much away because most parts of the book are subject to change. Still, I thought I’d...

A Return to Fiction

There is a change coming to ROTA. Over the past few months I’ve been documenting my journey to overcome self-criticism. It’s been intensive but successful. I now find myself in a strange position. I want to continue my exploration of identity and...

How I Found Myself: Beyond My Mind

This week I had an awakening. I have never before felt such a clear understanding of the self. It started on Saturday. I was sitting outside with a group of friends. We were talking about the journey of self-discovery many of us are actively undertaking at the moment....

How Compassion Led Me to Stop Eating Animals

This week I was sent a video where evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins, a big hero of mine, interviewed Peter Singer, an Australian moral rights activist often described as the most influential living philosopher. Singer wrote a book called Animal...