Five minutes until the camera starts rolling my home was not your home too. they never seem to understand that. staring at a silver screen doesn't bring us eye to eye i'm not close enough to touch. there's distance between us distance that we can't make good not when you're just a number on… Continue reading Star on the Small Screen
It's been a while! I've been absent for this blog for around a month and in that time haven't been writing either, aside from doing some odd miscellaneous exercises at Creative Writing Society meetings. The reason? I've been working on my undergraduate dissertation,… Continue reading Public Service Announcement: I’m Back!
This post is a little bit paradoxical, but I figured it's something we all struggle with. When you write, you write and that is great. But when you don't? It's a challenge. Usually I just get on with it but there's something harder about that at the moment. I've been excited to start draft three of Robot… Continue reading Thinking About Not Writing (ft. Uni)
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
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
Short starter written after seeing a French movie trailer about a seventeenth century man in opulent setting... As I don't speak French, a little unsure of what the exact plot was, but here goes my piece! There is nothing more perfect than a rich man scorned. Angry, scandalised, incandescent with rage: they have such a beautiful… Continue reading Drabble Fic Five: Royal
Written after seeing the first fifty seconds of Porcelain Unicorn... I still haven't seen the rest. There are places where time folds in on itself, like a crepe right after you add the Nutella. The highway right outside of Lisbon was one of those places. It was as if some kind of creator had shone… Continue reading Drabble Fic 4: History
Written after seeing a Japanese anime trailer I promised I'd make this simple for you. If you flip a coin you don't care about the outcome for the side of the coin that isn't chosen. It's heads or tails, simple as that. No worries. Success or failure, all made up by something you can't even… Continue reading Drabble Fic Night 3: Not Me