Whale Song by Nicola Bourne

Whale Song  by Nicola Bourne

Originally published in The Stockholm Review of Literature, Issue 21 Something’s different. Approaching the beach I feel it immediately. There’s something unknown, like a song caught on a breeze that you can’t quite hear. The wind whips my hair, slapping me across my cheeks. Salt is thick in the air, it tastes as bitter as [...]

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Stars don't die quietly they scream light into the blazing sky with Ares’ sword pointed towards themselves   spitting and burning the truth they splatter blinding supernovas into the black padding of the night   dying stars don’t wink at the moon but take pride in their indifference to Death and their Love of the [...]

How to write about your cancer experience – the webinar!

Hello all you lovelies! Did you see the webinar that I did with the fabulous Coaching Emily last Thursday as part of my Virtual Book Tour?  If not, great news, you can see it here... It was a fantastic experience and the time flew past, meaning that it is actually over an hour but, hopefully it's [...]

Come with me to Los Angeles!

Virtual Book Tour Love Gosh I wish I really could feel that LA heat BUT let's Virtually head over there and visit Esme Winterflood at her LA Lash Studio on Venice Beach. Esme is sharing her excerpt from The Fabulous Woman's Guide Through Cancer where she gives all the tips and tricks for lashes when [...]

Virtual Book Tour Coming in March

Hello all! I am so excited to be able to tell you that we have a very exciting time coming up in March. This Virtual Book Tour is going to be FULL of events, interviews, giveaways, guest posts, blog visits, hangouts, vlogs - both on this site and on some other awesome blogs and websites including [...]

What it’s Really Like to Write a Book about Cancer

It wasn’t easy writing a book about one of the worst experiences I’ve had to encounter. I remember when writing the section about chemotherapy, I swear I could feel the cannula in my hand and the chemo seeping up my arm. Similarly when writing about the emotional side of cancer, reliving the rollercoaster once again [...]