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?
Well, of late, a lot. Which means of course, that I haven't been blogging. But then life can get in the way. The good news is that the colouring book for kids is almost ready... Just need a few more proof reads and then it will be hitting a shelf near you. Then there is… Continue reading What’s been happening?
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
They do say that if a door closes then a window opens. Well, in my case the window is still closed, I have my face pressed against it, but someone has just unlocked it and yelled through the glass. "If you can open it, then you are welcome." So what's happened? Well, I was invited… Continue reading A Window has been Unlocked…
Last week I wrote a book. I don't mean I finished one or I wrote half a book. I mean I wrote a child's novel in one week. In truth I had planned it out and I knew my characters, but the actual writing was done in a week. I flew through it, getting more… Continue reading Strange times
I have decided in the next year or two to start a PhD. I mean, I am only stopped by the fact I need funding... But, and this is something I have got to come to terms with, me and postgraduate proposals do not go hand in hand. When I was studying in England I… Continue reading The PhD Blues
I think I am too used to being in education because autumn is more like spring to me. Not only is it my favourite time of year but I also get to start new things. Except this year I am finishing off and I find myself feeling more and more despondent that things are coming… Continue reading Autumn leaves and new starts