A Cautionary Tale

Last night as I was laying in bed, drifting off to sleep, I was struck with inspiration. I had a fabulous idea for a story. I started writing paragraphs and planning chapters in my head, when a little corner of my brain piped up to say “Shouldn’t you write this down?” 

The Creative Mind

A few months ago I studied a Coursera course all about creativity. I’ll admit I wasn’t overly impressed with the course as a whole. I considered giving it up once or twice, but being stubborn I decided that I was far enough through that I may as well keep going. The second assignment for the…

NaBloPoMo: Rurality

Today’s post is inspired by a Writing 101 prompt. For the prompt I must pick a word from a nearby book and use this to inspire me, with the twist of writing the post in the form of a letter. My word is “rural”. April, I hope you don’t mind me writing. You gave me…

Bouncing Back

It has certainly been a while since I last posted. A rather long while. This seems to be something of a trend with me. I go through “phases” of intense blogging – NaBloPoMo, for example, or the Foster Diaries. And now that I think about it, that makes sense. The periods that I actually am…

NaBloPoMo: The Trials of Writing

Anyone who read yesterday’s post summing up how last week went may recall me saying that I was still behind on NaNoWriMo. Well, I am pleased to announce that this is no longer the case. After a solid two-and-a-bit hours of writing I have got just short of 5000 more words written and am now…

NaBloPoMo: Bibliophile

  I have always loved books, ever since I was really little. I learned to read at a very young age – whilst I was still at Montessori school. I’m fairly sure (and I’m sure I’ll be corrected if I’m wrong!) that I was already reading independently at the age of two.

NaBloPoMo: Beg The Question

Daily Prompt November 12th – Inside the Actor’s Studio: On the interview show Inside the Actors’ Studio, host James Lipton asks each of his guests the same ten questions. What are your responses? I must admit I’ve never heard of this programme, but really not knowing about the show doesn’t mean I can’t answer the questions. And…