Tag Archives: Writing

Poetry Corner | Poem #28

Written half in Prague and half in London and wholly from my heart.

The Diary of an Unpublished Author #7 (or how to apply for literary agents)

Dear Diary, It’s coming to that time of year again. Nope, I’m not talking about mince pies and Christmas lights and terrible but wonderful festive films. (Although, yes that is true too. Can we talk about how great Arthur Christmas is for a minute?!) I’m talking about the time of year where I bear my […]

Poetry Corner | Poem #27: Trainsitting

There’s nothing like a long train journey for an epiphany or two; to remind you of who you are and where you are and where you’re going. In transit is sometimes the best place to find yourself.

The Diary of an Unpublished Author #6

Dear Diary, Today I’m going to talk aboutย motivation. Perhaps it will start off about writing, but I think it will end up being about life, as inevitably everything does. The two are intrinsically linked, you see – writing and life. In many ways my writing is my life; it is, quite honestly, the most important […]

Poetry Corner | Poem #26

Adventure is calling and it always sounds like the mountains for some reason. I can’t wait for the next great escape.

Poetry Corner | Poem #25: Dreams & Dungarees

Written somewhere on a bus in the middle of Laos and I remember the moment of writing it as much as the summer of dreams and dungarees.

The Diary of an Unpublished Author #5

Dear Diary, This one’s all about redrafting. I’ve got mixed feelings towards the process, mainly because on one hand it’s inexplicably important and so completely necessary, and on the other it’s inexplicably hard work and so completely soul-destroying. I’ve started to lose count of the amount of times I have gone through and edited my […]