Clare Davidson

Writing without compromise

We all have strengths, we all have weaknesses

24/09/2014

I love having conversations with my five year old daughter. Sometimes, she comes out with the most wonderful statements. One of her most recent ones was: "Everyone is good at different things. I'm good at reading, but I'll never win a race.

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Be ten times braver than Merida

09/09/2014

One of the questions Eleanor often asks me in the car is: "What are you thinking about that isn't driving, Mummy?" After I've answered her, I ask her the same question. This morning, this was her response:"I'm thinking about Planes 2: Fire and Rescue.

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Book review: Jump! By Julia Dweck and Brian Allen

05/09/2014

As well as being a writer, I'm also a reader and a mother of a five year old who adores to read. So when I saw a callout on Facebook for people to read and review Jump! I leapt at the chance (pun intended).

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When did you start loving books?

01/09/2014

It's a good question, because I honestly can't remember when I started loving books. Perhaps it's a question to direct towards my parents.My mum tells me, when I was first learning to read at kindergarten in Malaysia, that I'd struggle through the Peter and Jane books and then pick up a comic and read it fluently.

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What is beauty?

31/08/2014

I have a very beautiful daughter.She is kind and often asks what she can do to help out around the house. She says please and thank you. She cheers me up with the most delightful smile and tries to make me laugh when I'm feeling down.

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Sometimes it's the simple things

24/08/2014

I'm taking a break for a few days to enjoy being me. Over the past few months I've been building up to launching Shrouded Soul (Hidden: Book 3) and getting ready for World Con, which was fantastic, but absolutely exhausting.

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Where in the world...

22/08/2014

One thing I love doing is daydreaming about places I've visited and those I'd love to get a chance to go to one day. Places both close to home and far-flung. Anyone who knows me is aware I'll always have a soft spot for Malaysia, as I grew up there.

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The hidden costs of art

21/08/2014

Before the summer I took an introduction to making silver jewellery course. I'm not sure what my expectations were when I started. What I was looking for was an opportunity to do something creative and meet some new people.

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