Born and raised in Newfoundland, Alison spends most of her time scribbling stories and ideas in notebooks, and is rarely seen without paper and pen. After graduating from MUN, she moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she works in arts administration. She is an avid traveler, foodie, and fan of the Oxford comma.
Her work can also be found under the name "Ali House". The short story "Twenty-One" was included in Sci-Fi From the Rock , and her first novel "The Six Elemental" came out in October 2016.
Alison HouseA variety of ways (depending on my mood). Sometimes I go for a walk to clear my head or get a change of scenery; listening to music can help put me in…moreA variety of ways (depending on my mood). Sometimes I go for a walk to clear my head or get a change of scenery; listening to music can help put me in the 'mood' of my current project; sometimes I power through it and write a place-holder, which is absolute crap, just to get to the more interesting part; and sometimes I simply have to walk away for a bit.
My best/least-favourite method is to think about the problem as I'm going to sleep, because I know that the answer will come to me and I'll have to wake up to write it down. The more tired I am the better this works.(less)