Monthly Archives: April 2014

All writing is personal

I wrote my last post a while ago, perhaps a very long time ago. It may have been written on my heart, or with my heart’s blood. Either way it’s personal. I wrote it for myself, remembering my truth. I … Continue reading

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To you

I don’t know if you are real. Or perhaps I don’t know how real you are. We have not met. But it’s always been my hope that one day we will. I’ve always believed that you would find me before … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: incurable

Yes, dear reader, it is true. I’m terminally afflicted with writeritis. I am told there is no cure. I shall die a writer. I’ve never been able to walk away from writing and even during my ten day break I … Continue reading

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Now, here, this

I took a break from writing. Quite deliberately. I’ve not looked at my blog or my website for ten days. I needed to go and read. I needed to not write for a little bit, because sometimes you just have … Continue reading

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Making mistakes, glorious and otherwise

Let’s start this with one of my favourite Neil Gaiman quotes. If you find you’re getting sick of my talking about him, please unfollow me, I’m not sure why you’re here to begin with. “Go and make interesting mistakes, make … Continue reading

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No pressure

During NaNoWriMo I wrote much more every day than is currently the case. There was a goal to reach and a deadline. There was, in other words, a certain amount of pressure. Right now I have no pressure at all. … Continue reading

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Houseboating

It’s been a while since I last dedicated a blog to living on a houseboat. I did say I’d write about it again. This is as good a time as any, especially given that I feel no pull towards any … Continue reading

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It’s so easy not to write

Distractions are plentiful. There are dozens of hours of TV shows to catch up on, a few movies, tons of reading. You could email people or just talk to friends. You could cook instead of writing; do some spring cleaning … Continue reading

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Happy Days

Do you ever have those days that just seem to be a little bit perfect? Everything comes together just so. Nothing big needs to happen, though sometimes it does. But all the little things that happen add up to happiness. … Continue reading

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Lichtenberg figures

That’s the title of my latest short story, which you can find right here. I never thought I’d be going in for the self promotion thing, but then I realized that I absolutely have to. I’m never going to make … Continue reading

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