I was reading Writing Magazine a few days ago and came across an article about writer's block. It's something I have always struggled with. I go through phases of no writing at all and I always blame it on writer's block, I either have too many ideas and can't seem to pick one or unfortunately,… Continue reading Writer’s Block Or Life Block?
Today is the day I've been waiting for, I've finally got a job. It's been a year since I graduated university with a degree in Creative Writing and it's been a tough year with a lot of rejection and a lot of disappointment but perseverance has finally paid off. When they say good things come… Continue reading Good Things Come To Those Who Work Hard
There is nothing more frustrating for a writer than a blank page. For the last few months there has been a lot of blank pages. I have made no progress with any of my writing projects. I haven't settled on an idea yet for a novel, I'm not writing poetry or short stories. I'm struggling… Continue reading Writers Write
I love being a writer. Why you ask? There are many reasons... I love that writers think differently to other people. We see the world in a unique way and we have an ability to create, turn a blank page into something beautiful. Our minds are never empty, we're always thinking in rhymes and metaphors… Continue reading I Love Being A Writer
For a while now I have been leaving my novel alone, not intentionally of course. I've been avoiding writing all together. I don't know why I do it. I love to write. I feel better when I write. I ignore my compulsion to write. Why do I depriving myself of it? I've figured something out… Continue reading The Muse Has Returned
Poetry is freedom. Poetry is emotion. Poetry will always be whatever you choose for it to be. It is hard to define poetry because poetry can be anything you want it to be. It can be one word placed in the middle of a page. It can be fifteen pages long if you want it… Continue reading Poetry Is
When we are little we have wide eyes when it comes to the world around us.. Eyes that are full of wonder and unimaginable possibilities like being a princess, an astronaut or a film star. But we grow out of these impossible dreams and start to wonder about the possible dreams we can reach. We… Continue reading Impossible & Possible Dreams
Masking the desolation you face every day, Your happiness eclipsed with the ease of just a smile. Strong enough to hold back your silver tears, Unfair, the path that leads you is painted with black most days. Light will shine for you one day, I promise you this, stay strong. Be faithful. Stay beautiful, mother.
Sinking, like a boat on troubled waters, on a dark December's night, I cry. Hollow chest awakened, flooded with blue. Sinking, Ice cold snowflakes fall on the window pane. Sinking, on a dark December's night.