Category Archive: busy busy busy

May 17

Reading confessions and red pen beatings

I’ve got a confession to make… I haven’t read a book for a while now. My head is too noisy to concentrate on the words and I can’t seem to keep it quiet enough to steer my mind away from distracting thoughts. It’s extremely frustrating, trying to force a sense of ‘calm’ – so for a …

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May 11

Bum in seat, hands on keyboard…

I submitted my latest short story the other week (to non UK people “the other week” can mean anything up to ten years ago), and it felt…well, kind of anticlimactic. I even managed to stop hitting refresh on my emails after a day or so whilst waiting for a reply. The response will arrive when …

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Jun 09

Life’s a pitch and then you die

I pitched the megapitch this weekend… I’m not scared of the megapitch! Yeah! And then we’ll get up and poo her all over the table cause we’re not afraid of anything are we snotface? Ok, I’m a little scared of the megapitch. It’s a tad larger than my previous attempts and it would mean a …

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Feb 21

There is no future…

…seriously, think about it. “How can the past and future be, when the past no longer is, and the future is not yet? As for the present, if it were always present and never moved on to become the past, it would not be time, but eternity.” ― Augustine of Hippo, Confessions …fuck – there’s …

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Feb 07

Onwards and upwards…

My ‘onwards and upwards’ plan (not so much a plan as a hope-really-good-things-happen-for-no-reason kind of deal) is in full effect. I may not have got as much writing done as I wanted to in January, but that’s because I was busy SELLING MY HOUSE! Yes, it’s gone! The house of awkwardness I bought so many …

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