His hair was ink black. It moved like a feather in the water and clung in tufts when it hit the air. I sat with my feet in the pool, flicking my cigarette ash into the aqua blue, watching the sun catching the delicate droplets of water on his back. His pale skin glowed […]
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.