Writing about Place: The importance of setting in your fiction/non-fiction

If I asked you to pick your favourite book - the one that sticks out most in your mind - what would it be? A literary classic, something funny, a tearjerker, or a board book from your childhood days? I'm terrible at answering this question - not because I don't have favourite books, but because my … Continue reading Writing about Place: The importance of setting in your fiction/non-fiction

New Publications: ‘Gutter’ and ‘From Glasgow to Saturn’

This month, I am delighted to announce two new additions to my list of published works! My poem, 'Arctic Roll', features in Gutter Issue 15 (Autumn 2016). The poem was written in a Sunday evening post-migraine flash of inspiration and is a little darker than some of my usual writing. I was so unsure about … Continue reading New Publications: ‘Gutter’ and ‘From Glasgow to Saturn’

Week 12 – The Artist’s Way, The Final Week

During summer 2016, I have been following the 12-week course prescribed in Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way (London: Pan Books, 1995). The book focuses on ways to re-discover your creativity. Each week, I have been posting an update on my progress; you can find previous posts by searching under the category, The Artist's Way. Check … Continue reading Week 12 – The Artist’s Way, The Final Week