No, I don't mean I'm hoarse and I can't speak, but that on the piece I'm working on. I have been ill and it has made my head fuzzy and not working great, so I've taken longer than I normally would off. My breaks when I got a WIP going are normal less than a… Continue reading I’ve lost my voice!
Why is it that taking a walk makes you feel better? Stretching your legs can make you grin and the problems you thought were bad, can seem so much smaller than before. Do I write for the deadlines or do I write for myself? It's a no-brainer. If I don't write for myself then I… Continue reading Walking
"Look at me," the teacher said. "Look at me," said a friend. "Look at me," said a boss. "Look at me," said a customer. Look at me. They were the words that followed me around until I was twenty. Then finally a friend asked something that no one had. "Why can't you look at me?"… Continue reading To truly see
Trick or treat, what come with the sweet will sometimes leave a sour aftertaste. #amwriting #shortstory #memoir
To dance, I love it, even if I'm pretty bad. But dance gave me more than that. #dance #amwriting #writing #shortstory
The Lightening Storm is a short story based on a memory. #shortstory #amwriting #writing #memoir
Love and Hate is a #shortstory with perhaps a bit of #truth behind it. #bullying #life #amwriting
So, I'm looking at starting on the PhD in only a few weeks. But I am worried about my writing of short stories being a little lax... I thought about it... and then decided that there was one thing I could do. Practice! All writers do it, and I actually love writing short stories, so… Continue reading Practice makes perfect… Right?
I don't normally write reviews, but this is something to do with my Ph.D. I want to show that environment has more to do with writing tales than people realise. There are spoilers in here so only read on if you have seen it. How does this equate to The Greatest Showman? Well, the cast that is… Continue reading PT Barnum and the Greatest Showman
Have I mentioned that I'm thinking about going for one? I have a masters in creative writing and I have found a project that I really want to study. Nineteenth Century industrialisation and disability... Sounds boring? It isn't. Imagine being about to interview the disabled from two centuries ago. There would be some that couldn't… Continue reading PhD’s