Writing

So, this is what writing means to me:

Simply, it is everything… It might sound like a cliché, but sometimes I feel lost if I’ve not written for any extended amount of time, and I can turn quite wretched to be around if I’m missing my writing, or if my writing isn’t going as well as I would like. Sometimes I worry about my […]

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Writing

English – A curse of rules & expectations?

Aren’t rules there to be broken? Silent letters everywhere – don’t punctuate before a pronoun – skip the third letter when the adjective is a noun dressed in sheep’s clothing… Okay, I’m just making the above up (mostly), and I’m sure there are people out there who’ll be able to tell me the ‘who’, ‘why’, and ‘what-for’ concerning the complications […]

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Poems

Face me

Face me and look at me. Look deep into my eyes and see who I really am, who I really can be, the power written in my soul. Face me and speak to me. Speak with words so full of wisdom. Throw them at me, if you wish. Test me to see if I cry at the […]

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Writing

Frienemy – the synopsis

Correction, the nightmare Oh my goodness gracious me – my oh my – I’d thought writing the book was hard! I’d thought all those hours – those years – of writing, fighting, arguing, crying, laughing, loving, and rocking myself to sleep at night, were the measure of true persistence! I’d thought once the book was written […]

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Writing

Writer writing – if the keyboard’s a’clacking

Enter at your own risk! No writer can be held responsible for what might happen to the unsuspecting should they disturb the often fickle flow of words – it’s like Russian roulette but without the gun and bullet, ‘though it can prove just as dangerous… So you’ve knocked – maybe you’re a brave rogue and just […]

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Poems

May you

May you grow from this to be righteous, May you grow to be courageous, proud and strong. May you amble through the darkness, And live life with delight and song. May you also love the life you lead, May you jest and scream and play. May you watch with eyes that do not cry, But […]

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Poems

Decisions are easy

Decisions are easy when viewed in the dark, They’re so simple when shrouded by night; But when spotlit, it seems, so bright that they gleam, It’s impossible to decide what’s right.

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Writing

My 9 tips to help get your book written, maybe

During my time writing Frienemy I discovered some vital things that I really think I should’ve known before I first put finger to keyboard all those many, many moons ago, but isn’t that the glory of hindsight? Such a wonderful isle… So in the spirit of goodwill, and since I love to talk, I thought I’d […]

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Poems

The isle of hindsight

This here isle called Hindsight dazzles — it gleams when it catches the light — it is especially splendid at morning and it is especially majestic at night. Pillared by a mountain impressive — so high clouds conceal its peak — Hindsight is snowcapped and heavenly, with thick trees and soft sands of silk. Surrounded by crystal-blue water, caressed by its […]

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