If you remember my post on erasure poetics, this will make sense to you! I promised I would share some of the erasure poetry that I’ve created with you so here is Let Me Go, by Christina Rossetti, with the first three words of each line removed, creating a new poem. I decided to just… Continue reading G O. A Poem Created by Erasure
This book was an impulse buy for me. I was wandering the isles in my favourite bookstore Waterstones, killing time before I had to leave to catch my next bus to university. I don’t know what made me pick it up; I’d found myself in the psychology section, absent-mindedly running my fingertips over the… Continue reading Suzanne O’Sullivan’s It’s All In Your Head, Stories From the Frontline of Psychosomatic Illness – Review
While it’s our Spring/Easter holidays, I feel like it’s time to ‘clean’ up my blog a little bit! I’ve just removed a couple of the pages and replaced them with new pages with links to my work and my book reviews instead, nothing major, but a necessary tidy-up I feel! Just a quick post today, I’ve only… Continue reading Spring Clean
So, one of the modules I’m on this trimester is called Experimental Practice, and on it we are taught the history of experimental writing and form, the different techniques used, and how to develop our own pieces of experimental, contemporary writing through a range of different creative writing experiments. My course is solely called ‘Creative… Continue reading Deletionism/Erasure Poetry
A couple of months ago I finished Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, but I didn’t have time to write about it! (I’ve got a fair few books that I’m behind on reviewing, so I might do one a week.) Anyway! I can sincerely say that it is hands down one of the most real books I’ve… Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird Review
PIP is short for Personal Independence Payment (and also for my cat ha) but in all seriousness now, is a benefit for people in living in the UK aged between 16 – 64 who have an illness or long-term disability, and it’s a payment that helps these people with daily activities or who cannot get… Continue reading Mind and PIP
You know what they say – aim to write a little everyday. (I’m looking at you Stephen King.) Just in the space of about two days I’ve gotten back into the swing of this, working on my short story/mini web series. I’ve missed writing and seeing the story unfold and play out in your head,… Continue reading The Beauty of Writing & Another New Decode Chapter Up!