Tag Archives: university

Why I’m writing (and reading) short stories

When I’m asked what I’m writing on my Creative Writing MA, a lot of people seem surprised to hear that my answer is short stories. As many of you might know, I have written one (and a half) novels, and until I started on my Creative Writing course, I had never even considered the idea […]

Three things I’ve learnt from my Creative Writing MA

I’ve nearly completed the first year of my Creative Writing MA at Royal Holloway, University of London and although I still have a year left to work on my dissertation and big creative writing project, my taught classes are already over. I think one day I’ll find the words to write more about this whole […]

The Diary of an Unpublished Author #10: Back to University

Dear Diary, It’s been a while since I’ve written to you. I guess it’s been a while since I’ve written anything at all. Since self-publishing my book last summer, I’ve been in a bit of a slump. Stuck in a limbo of what now. I’ll be the first to admit that self-publishing was never my […]

An Ode to York

On Saturday I am moving to Dresden and in this way I will be starting a new chapter in my life. But before I turn these new pages, I must first finish an old chapter. A dusty old chapter full of Medieval architecture, cobbled streets, cosy coffee shops, and a huge Gothic cathedral. I am, […]

A Rainy Afternoon’s Work

Once more I’ve been terrible with blogging recently, and just in case you thought it was because I was off somewhere exotic doing something exciting, I thought I’d do a little post with some pictures of what my life really consists of. As it’s my last proper term at university, I have a lot of […]

Mid-Degree Crisis

*Ok, so technically it’s an end-of-degree crisis but that just wasn’t as catchy. So if you didn’t know, I am an English Literature student currently in my third and final year of study. I’ve spent the last two and a bit years studying everything from Bede to Byron and now it’s come to a point […]