Category Archive: Inspiration

Blackout Poetry

I was inspired by CB Wentworth’s post which featured stunning examples of blackout poetry. So, I thought I’d give it a go! I’m not sure how it turned out, but I enjoyed it!… Continue reading

Bowie Books ~ How Many Have You Read?

Still upset by the news that one of the most iconic icons (sad face) has passed on. There have been loads of articles out in the last week talking about his career and… Continue reading

Happy Halloween….

Because this is apparently THE Halloween 2015 book… even though it came out like 50 years ago…

How does this thing work….?

I’ve spent the last few months reading and writing and getting rejected. I’ve read lots of David Mitchell and other British writers like Mark Watson and Ross Raisin. I’ve read “It” books like The… Continue reading

I adore David Mitchell, but….

I did not adore this book. The more I think about it, the more convinced I become that Mitchell bit off a little more than he could chew with this one… I should… Continue reading

David Mitchell: Stories Have a Number of Beginnings

My writer crush might be getting out of hand….

Global Literacy

Another Summer, Another edbookfest…

Another summer is drawing to a close, and I’ve returned from Edinburgh with another fantastic book festival experience under my belt. Every August, during the fringe, the Edinburgh International Book Festival is held… Continue reading

Procrastination Nation

The momentum on the second novel is nowhere near the first… I banged out the first one in about six months, and I can already tell this one is gonna take longer… I… Continue reading

Stationery Love

This post is inspired by MarinaSofia’s lovely post on stationery and writing tools. The blinking cursor can be a cruel and most unusual tormentor for writers. It’s bad enough staring at an empty… Continue reading

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