Recently, social media has been filled with a constant series of bad news. However, although it can't fix the heartache that has been caused during the past few weeks, I hope that this post can be a light within the darkness. *Drum roll* Issue 8 of Scrittura has been officially released today! Although previous publications … Continue reading Scrittura literary magazine: Issue 8
Yesterday, whilst listening to a random, "Concentration inducing" playlist on Spotify, I decided to write an impromptu post. It was about perspective, and the perspective in which we choose to have throughout our lives. The kind of perspective that had been inspired by my latest read, which got me thinking, why have I been neglecting … Continue reading Writing update: Editing and…self – doubt
Writing is a very personal thing for me. It's raw, and real. It's flawed, and shows that as a human being, I am too. As I write this, I'm crying. I could go into specific details as to why, but I'm not going to. Just know, somebody read some of my personal writing, and were … Continue reading Writing: The art of being misunderstood
We're all at different stages in life and yet we write. We write because sometimes, when things just don't seem to be going our way, words are the only constant in our life. We also write because our life, and the identity that is our own, would be incomplete without it. This is my writing … Continue reading My writing story: unedited
I started this blog when I was yet to finish the first draft of my book. The first draft that had been waiting, forgotten and imperfect, in my documents for years. Now, as I tackle the ever daunting draft 3, I have some things I'd like to share. After all, as the title so aptly … Continue reading I’ve changed as a writer.
A little while ago, I was lucky enough to receive a gift from my lovely sister. It was a reward for working hard at university and grasping the opportunities that I would have once been too afraid to take. From the beautiful powder blue colour, to the gold inscription 'beautiful dreamer', it was the perfect … Continue reading Writing dreams…
Aspirations and Advice. I aspire to write something. You're writing this though. I mean to publish... A book, poem or show? I want to write a story. You've wrote many before. They weren't very good. Maybe not when you were four. I aspire to be a writer. Then write and be free. … Continue reading Fiction Friday -Aspirations and Advice