I have written my first novel. It’s the first part in a fantasy series that will have, at least, two parts and, probably, a prequel, because is it even fantasy if it’s just one book? Anyway, my book is currently being read by some kind friends, before I finish it off and publish it, so I figured I might as well share some of the things I’ve learned so far.
Laser eye surgery has become pretty common, but I feel there’s a lack of information on what the experience is actually like, so I wrote about my own. Here’s what to expect when undergoing PRK surgery, along with some survival tips on making your way through the darkness.
This is off-topic for this blog, but linking my FNB account to PayPal has annoyed me so much I just had to try make the internet a better place by clearing up some things. To be clear, this guide is for people who have an FNB cheque account and are registered for online banking. To be EXTRA clear, I don’t work for either of these companies and my advice is not professional at all.
Maybe you’re not particularly athletic, maybe you hate the beach or are scared of the ocean, or maybe you don’t think you fit the surfer “type”. Whatever your reason, learning to surf as an adult can be daunting, so here are some notes on my experience as a 30-year-old woman who hated the beach, isn’t athletic, and does not fit the surfer “type”.
It has been re-branded over the weeks as courageous, exciting, and scary, but, to anyone that really thinks about it, it wasn’t the most intelligent move. I quit my job in an IT-adjacent field without a new job lined up. I quit my job to follow my “dream”. I quit my job to become a writer.