Fun Fact. Did you know that small packages of fortune cookies are incredibly difficult to get ahold of... For the CW session this evening had the choice between a) small number of really $$$ cookies b) large number of reasonably priced ones or c) no cookies. So I made some fake fortunes using Google and… Continue reading Creative Writing Prompt Session: Fake Fortunes
For those who are new to my blog (hello, by the way!) Reading Regularly is a regular series of blog posts in which I talk about books I've been reading pretty soon after turning to the final page. It's a snapshot of how I felt about each book I've read this year, not intended as a review… Continue reading Reading Regularly 2017: Book 4 [Hold Back the Stars by Katie Khan]
This weekend I came up with yet another idea for a new project, to do with a shadow detaching from a person when they commit something terrible and living out a life independent of them. It seems fun, it seems new and it seems exciting. But there's just one thing. Last night I had a… Continue reading Time for Robot Dreams Draft Three!
Well, I didn't end up writing over the weekend but something good did at least happen. I did some work on some uni related things and have been ticking a few things off my to-do list, such as finishing some more seminar revision reading for my end of year exams and something even Bigger and… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Prompt
So, here's the thing. I love writing Robot Dreams and I love writing Ghosts of the Tower (but that one's a little too complex for my degree addled brain right now) and I want to reclaim the excitement of the First Draft once again. It's been an odd few months, full of essays and exhaustion and mini existential crises. Let's… Continue reading Thoughts
I've been waiting to read The Burning World for years, ever since I knew it was a thing. It's been a weird wait. When I read Warm Bodies I can remember feeling much more hopeful about the state of the world than I do now. Perhaps that's why parts of The Burning World felt a… Continue reading Reading Regularly 2017: Book 3 [The Burning World by Isaac Marion]
It's been a while since my last reading post, with essays and whatnot meaning its been a while since I've read. I do have a growing TBR pile on my table at uni and also have a few books I'm very excited to be released preordered. So. Book 2. What can I say? The greatest praise I… Continue reading Reading Regularly 2017: Book 2 [The Last One – Alexandra Olivaa]