Five golden nuggets for writers to take-away!

In this never ending struggle to get words onto paper we have to celebrate the small wins when they happen. So...yay me,  I've finally finished that short fiction piece I was supposed to have published back in November. (Admittedly, I did have a data-loss meltdown that made me question my whole existential being and philosophy on … Continue reading Five golden nuggets for writers to take-away!

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I think Basic Instinct made me want to be a writer…

I always enjoyed creative writing at primary school, but I think it was Basic Instinct that made we want to be a writer for real. (That kinda sounds like we regularly watched soft porn/ murder flicks at school. We didn't. It was only some of the time!) For anyone who hasn't seen the film, Catherine … Continue reading I think Basic Instinct made me want to be a writer…

My writerly life according to Spaceballs the Movie

When it comes to writing, most of the time I'm like this guy... which in the business is commonly known as procrastination!!! And then when I finally get down to it, I have so many projects on the go I'm like this when I finally fire up the computer... And after combing that dessert you call your … Continue reading My writerly life according to Spaceballs the Movie

A Lame Attempt to Understand the Superbowl

Let me start out by saying my knowledge of American Football is pretty minimal. That said, I used to have one of these... ... but I loaned it to a girl until she dumped me and kept the hat (which, incidentally, I still want back, if you're reading this!!!) . There was a time in … Continue reading A Lame Attempt to Understand the Superbowl

“Wait, I forgot to put the crystals in…”

I think I need a time machine... Not for evil. And not because I'm a cyborg tasked with assassinating the future leader of the human resistance. I don't even plan on going far (I couldn't live with myself if I caused one of those time paradoxes Doc Brown was forever warning Marty McFly about). And … Continue reading “Wait, I forgot to put the crystals in…”