Mid-week catch up

I've just done a quick tally and I have 26 poems out for consideration with magazines at the moment.  Some have been out since last October and the others are gradually more recent.  On top of this, I have two poems coming out in Poetry Wales and one in New Walk but I haven't been… Continue reading Mid-week catch up

Living with someone who’s living with cancer

As a follow-up to my post about writing or not writing about illness and death, I wanted to put down a few thoughts about living with cancer, or, more precisely, about living with someone who is living with early-stage prostate cancer. Of course, cancer is different for each person and this post is only my… Continue reading Living with someone who’s living with cancer

In other news

I'll come right out and say that my husband, Andrew, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. We've known for a short while and have been coming to terms with the news.  I'm not going to go into all the personal details but I will say that I married a beautiful man, full of love, energy,… Continue reading In other news