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Direction Shift

So, I’m aware that I’ve been talking about this whole publication business for quite some time, now. After partaking in NaPoWriMo, I gathered a lot of poetry for a collection which would be silly not to utilise! My direction down this long and winding road has changed yet again, and I’m now going to be… Continue reading Direction Shift

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Count the Ways | Poem #3 of April

Between sky and earth, Seagulls and bricks, The could Be a lifetime, Or a blink.   Shall I count the ways? I lose track after my final Fingers;   The ways in which we find new beginnings.   That empty space, A threshold between two extremes, Reminds me of the fresh, the new, Change.  … Continue reading Count the Ways | Poem #3 of April

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Road to Publication | Blog 3

Perhaps the biggest rambling thought that crosses my mind about this project is: Is my work even any good? Writers seem to consistently struggle with self-doubt, and we never feel too great about what we create. We are, after all, our own worst critics. Alongside the lack of time I seem to find nowadays, this… Continue reading Road to Publication | Blog 3

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Road to Publication | Blog 2

What else is good to organise when you’re looking to get published? Headshots, of course! I’ve had a series coming back from a photoshoot I attended over the weekend, and the photographer worked hard with me to create my authorial “brand” in images alone. Her work was magnificent! Immensely happy with what was produced.

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Road to Publication | Blog 1

This will be a series of blogs about my thoughts and process I go through in order to get my work published! Today’s prevailing thought: I was completely unprepared for the time-consuming nature of the process and the research involved. Working full time and then trying to scrounge some motivation to edit and write to… Continue reading Road to Publication | Blog 1

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A Small Update!

It’s been a short while since I’ve posted anything creative to my blog here, and there’s a reason for that… I’ve been working to finalise a short story collection after talking about it for a couple of years!! Procrastination is strong, sometimes. As such, my posts here will become a lot more blog-like as opposed… Continue reading A Small Update!

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A Dissertation Reality: What they DON’T tell you about writing a Dissertation

Assuming I have avid readers who read every post I submit here on my writing blog, people will know that I am currently neck-deep in writing my Postgraduate dissertation. The subject matter for this focuses on showing meaningful excerpts of my debut novel, ‘Life Before Death’ in the ‘Shattered Destinies’ series of books I have… Continue reading A Dissertation Reality: What they DON’T tell you about writing a Dissertation