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 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?
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
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
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?
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
This is my 50th post on this blog so I thought it was a fitting time for a quick update and a big thank you! In the past week I past 50 followers and 200 likes, which I know doesn't sound like a lot in this world of multi-millionaire follower counts on instagram influencers, but … Continue reading Thank You!
Definition of a zine: a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter In this case the unconventional subject matter in question is death. https://youtu.be/maZr07A1xg8 My zine is called 'I Mortal' and I am looking for submissions on the subject of death - what does death mean to you? … Continue reading I’m Making a Zine and Need Your Help!
This week's poem is cleverly titled 'Joan of Art', I can't remember who in the writers society suggested that but I know it was one of you bees! It is about Joan Miro who is an artist with a very big place in my heart. Joan of Art At first the colours make little sense, … Continue reading Poetry Wednesday – Week 5 – Joan of Art
I took a break from poetry Wednesday last week to publish something important, but I'm back this week! I like writing poems about death okay. This one is called 'Breathe'. Breathe Fresh archaeological soil, Carved stone relief, These things we hide behind – The green grass overturned To the earth he’s returned. This him, … Continue reading Poetry Wednesday – Week 4 – Breathe