This time he bought me roses. Their razor thorns grazed his face when I cracked them across his skull. They swung so smoothly through the air, whistling as they went.
Nausea (Feeling Sick.) I remembered reading that exercise was good. So I did star jumps. I did star jumps while fat salty tears ran down my face. I howled and I jumped, wondering if the breathlessness might take away the constant nervous shudder in my stomach. As my heart pounded I knew that I […]
Today we celebrate the ladies. And to honour International Women’s Day I am paying attention to myself, or more importantly, the reason I was put on this crazy little planet. Because it’s easy as a creative to get caught up in the daily grind of trying to make money and chasing every little job that’ll pay […]
Seeing my name in the pages of a magazine will never get old. Especially when I spent years dreaming of the day I’d be able to walk into a shop and pick up a title with my work in. This month I was honoured to be published in the wonderful Caboodle Magazine, in their beautiful A/W16 issue. For this feature, […]
Greetings oh blogging world. I am back this week with a piece I wrote for the wonderful Belong Magazine… We all love our little blogger back and forths, and this month I have been exploring just why. Check out the piece on the Belong Magazine blog… here, and if you have any more blogging tips, feel […]
There is something about reading. Lots of us do it here on wordpress, it’s what has brought us together, and I tried to put into words exactly what it is that I love for Perdiz Magazine last week.
I’ve often wondered about books that teach you how to write books. On the one hand, I’ve always thought “if I am going to be a novelist, surely I should just be able to write a book?” But on the other hand, writing a book is actually pretty torturous. It’s no secret that I’ve been […]
A few months ago you may have seen me make a formal commitment to my novel, promising myself (and the blogging world) that I would work on it every Friday afternoon. At it stands, this is not going so swimmingly, I have written a grand total of no chapters.