Archive for June, 2012

Writing Inspiration – Museums

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

I have found museums and art galleries invaluable for generating story ideas, I will go and walk through the galleries stopping by pieces that are strange or just catch my eye. Often there will be benches and things around the place were I can sit and jot a few notes down, sometimes I will make […]

The Flea

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

I awoke on the morning of the Literature Festival and felt the zing, this was it, this was the day I would become a proper writer. Not one with zillions of half finished projects but one with focus and drive! I had booked the workshop months ago – the toast I made was left cold […]

Sneak Peaks

Friday, June 15th, 2012

“But Officer it wasn’t my fault! Not really – it’s the fault of the publishing company. I mean it’s just inhumane what they do aint it? I gets to the end of me story and it was a real gripper, by me favourite author too and what do they do? Theys put a sneak peak […]

Tea Spoon Song

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Teaspoon Song (first published on Blue Monster) Out in the kitchen of the mind sat a teaspoon, cold and silver and shiny. It looked to the sky to see if the stars were cradling the moon once more but alas the ceiling got in the way. The teaspoon became despondent with the lack of sky […]