We all need stationery. Some people don’t *need* it like I *need* it, but I am hoping in sharing my little discoveries with you that you might start to see the humble pen and paper as I do. I’ve had a fondness for stocking up on writing materials ever since the annual pencil case refresh during my schooldays. It’s dangerously developing into […]
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.
When the maid found him he was strapped to the toilet. Naked. Rope wrapped around him and the white porcelain bowl that he hugged. His head slumped in past the seat. His skin pulled at his spine as it curved over each bobbled bone. Across the ridge was a detailed engraving of a panther, pink.