Meet the Writing Projects: JIMMY WEST KILLED A MAN

This is the next post in my Meeting The Writing Projects series! Today we’re talking about JIMMY WEST KILLED A MAN, which I mentioned in a post last month, What I'm Writing Right Now. Influences JIMMY WEST KILLED A MAN is influenced by the works of Gillian Flynn and the novel Lolita. The best way… Continue reading Meet the Writing Projects: JIMMY WEST KILLED A MAN

Meet the Writing Projects: ALICE IN CYBERLÆND

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post talking about the writing projects I’m working on at the moment. This is the first of a series of blog posts going more deeply into the specific projects I’m working on. This week we’re starting with ALICE IN CYBERLÆND, the project I’m working on in between… Continue reading Meet the Writing Projects: ALICE IN CYBERLÆND

NaNoWriMo and Writing Troubles in Tough Times

I took part in this year’s April Camp NaNoWriMo. It’s weird to think how much my perception has shifted in that time. At the beginning of the month, lockdown in the UK had just begun and I’d newly finished my dissertations. I knew I had three weeks of lockdown set before me and I wanted… Continue reading NaNoWriMo and Writing Troubles in Tough Times

The Important Things Creative Writing Classes Taught Me

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Creative writing courses have a reputation for being useless. While I understand the sentiment, and I agree some should be viewed with caution, I’m against the automatic dismissal of any and all creative writing courses. During my three years at university, I’ve studied three creative writing courses: beginning, intermediate, and advanced. I won’t go into… Continue reading The Important Things Creative Writing Classes Taught Me