Tag Archives: Writing

Restoration

It’s been a while since I posted. Been crazy busy getting on with my Creative Writing MA at uni. Having plenty of meltdowns about just how hard it is to manage financially and be in education. At present, I’m having … Continue reading

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The Physicality of Writing

The physicality of writing is a twofold thing. The first I’ve spoken about before, and it’s more to do with what you do when you’re not writing. For me that’s either when I’m planning, or thinking, or get an internal … Continue reading

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Going Wild

                          Into the Wild Summer Festival this year was on the Bentley Estate near Lewes in East Sussex. I went to celebrate this incredible hot summer and recharge my physical, … Continue reading

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What Next?

It’s been four years since I finished my degree which had the desired outcome of improving and focusing my writing. Since then I’ve self-published a book on Amazon Kindle, moved house twice, relocating to the county I was born in, … Continue reading

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The Short Story

I had to write short stories at school and University. Whenever I’ve got a little stuck with a novel I’ve begrudgingly written a short story in-between to fill the gap and keep my hand in, or specifically to enter a … Continue reading

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Feed the Writer

  A trip out can feed the imagination. And for me, a writer who is interested in the food industry and good health, Borough Market, Southwark (www.boroughmarket.org.uk) is a good place for inspiration. It’s an overwhelming feast for the senses. … Continue reading

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Keeping track of a novel

The more I write, the more I realise that visual guides help me avoid those days where I’m stuck with how on earth to move forward. Writing a novel can be daunting, especially the further into it you get. The … Continue reading

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Sea Life

So far, this year is going well. I suppose I can’t get excited yet as it’s only nine days into my new 2016 writing practice, but… I’ve entered a writing competition, and decided on the next 5 I’m going to … Continue reading

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A Gentle Practice

I started yoga practice in 1999, and have finally got to grips with a reasonable meditation practice too. Yoga particularly, can be likened to writing. The best way to gain flexibility and grow long, strong muscles is to exercise slowly … Continue reading

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Snowball

There’s a means of paying off your debts known as the snowball effect. You list your debts in size and then throw everything into paying off the smallest one, then the next smallest one, and so on. Apparently, there is … Continue reading

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