I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it before, but John Green is one of my all time favourite writers and good person in general! I’ve been following him and reading his books for years, loving (mostly) everything he creates and puts out (An Abundance of Katherine’s I’m looking you). So, if you are a part… Continue reading Turtles all the way to the UK?
I’ve been out of the game for over a week now being sick, but today I’ve felt a little more clear-headed to pick up my laptop, and attempt to work more on my creative dissertation. Want to know how well it’s going? I’ve just randomly written a poem about Autumn that is completely unrelated to my… Continue reading An Autumn Poem
Pegged as The Sunday Times Best-Selling Psychological Thriller, I was very keen to get into this story. I’m not usually one for crime/mystery thrillers, but it’s something I’ve found myself reaching for recently. I had a slow start I won’t lie, it was difficult for me to get into at first. But, as I got… Continue reading Thoughts on Dear Amy, by Helen Callaghan *no spoilers*
So I leave for Florida on Sunday morning! I can’t tell you how excited I am; I really need this holiday. I have bouts where I’m mega excited, and bouts of mad anxiety about the plane journey ha. I hate flying, and this will be the longest I’ve ever flown (9 hours), and I’m really… Continue reading Holiday!
‘These things just don’t mean anything to these kids in this school: that’s what’s so frightening, and I’ve not been frightened in a school before. Not frightened by their violence, though that’s bad enough, but just by these unknown forces of character. These kids will just go on knocking off my pens for as long… Continue reading
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
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