Don’t let it steal your light. My mother was severely abused as a child. She is a twin. Her sister was born first. Then, it became apparent there was another baby — my mother. It was during the late 1940’s, a time when determining a twin pregnancy wasn’t as easy as it is today. My … Continue reading Is All Fair in Love And War?
My mother has been catapulted into a new existence since my stepfather passed away in early 2018. She has had to learn how to stand on her own two feet for the first time in her life. She’s had to work out how to pump her own petrol, pay the bills and handle finances. She’s … Continue reading Give and Take
By day, Tricia is a full time mom to two beautiful toddler girls and a wife/business partner to a handsome hard-working husband. By night--and nap times--she writes unique and thrilling young adult fantasies inspired by her vivid, somewhat creepy dreams and her own adventures around the world. The first book in her series, The Bound … Continue reading Meet Tricia Barr
Last year I was married by the salty crash of waves against a rocky cliff with a handful of guests. The afternoon was perfect in every way - even if our 3 year old son refused to wear his gorgeous black pageboy suit, turning up in very underwhelming attire. In hindsight I should have just … Continue reading Promises of Love
Recently, an article I wrote about writing when you're a mother to a large brood was published on Kidspot. So, how do you write a novel when you have 5 kids? "Learning to laugh when your four-year old-decides to empty a tube of glue on the cat to keep it from shedding hair all over … Continue reading Kidspot Article
Last night my grandmother visited my dreams. She has not walked this earth in over thirty years, and as a child I didn’t really know her too well nor spend much time in her company. What I do remember the most about her, was her love for witches and all things voodoo. She had one … Continue reading Beautiful Encounter