NaNoWriMo 2019 – Did I give up?

NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month An annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30”  Technically yes, I haven't worked on my NaNo project in 3 consecutive days now and I've only reached around 20,000 words, but I'm okay … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 – Did I give up?

NaNoWriMo 2019 – What’s the Point of all this?

NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month An annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30”  Today at work I told my colleague that I was planning to get some writing done this afternoon, I told him that I was … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 – What’s the Point of all this?

An Unstructured, Untitled, Unplanned Update

So, it's been a little while since I've been active here. I was sort of getting into posting regularly and I'd created some pieces I was really proud of (specifically my post about poetry, and my vegan food weekend). I had some good ideas for posts in the time I wasn't writing but no really … Continue reading An Unstructured, Untitled, Unplanned Update

My Rocky Relationship With Poetry

I have a confession to make. I don't particularly like poetry. (Please don't unfollow, close the tab, and never speak to me again, hear me out!) The majority of it I don't understand. I don't even understand half the things I write myself, so stitched together they are with rehashed cliches and borrowed phrases. I … Continue reading My Rocky Relationship With Poetry

Where have I been?

It happened again. I stopped blogging for months. I'd been doing so well, posting weekly blogs, poems, reviews, essays, varied formats, the whole works. I'd just celebrated 50 followers and 200 likes a couple of weeks before complete silence. I was enjoying running this blog as well, which is the only important thing really, so … Continue reading Where have I been?

Poetry Wednesday – Week 7 – The Middle of May

This poem I feel like speaks for itself, it is set in a precise moment but also all of my life. I sat on the grass in the park and felt the night rain bleed through the bandage of my blanket, the back of my legs cold, the sunrays kissed my gooseflesh and transformed me. … Continue reading Poetry Wednesday – Week 7 – The Middle of May