The last few weeks have been hell. Dealing with assignments, one after the other, with no time to waste. It’s been a struggle, but now I’m happy to say that they’re all done and submitted; the taught part has come to and end, and now, we move into the final part of the Masters course.… Continue reading Moving into the final part of my Masters
‘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
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
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
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!
Evening everyone! With all the stress of uni partially over now for the Easter break – don’t get me wrong, I still have numerous essays to write that are due next month – but I get a little bit of free time to re-focus on my own previous creative writing projects again! So I’m going… Continue reading Decode on Channillo