I’ve written a lot about getting rejected as a writer. And that’s because we do get rejected. A LOT. But also, sometimes, something just falls into place. And you get … Continue reading How Many Rejections Does it Take to Get Your Writing Published?
It’s National Writing Day! And to celebrate I’ve pulled together my favourite resources for writing prompts, ideas and starters-for-ten, perfect for when your well of creative ideas feels like it’s … Continue reading National Writing Day Prompt List
I did something truly insane today. I submitted a piece of work to The New Yorker. It was a piece I’ve been working on for about two months now, a … Continue reading The Terror of Submitting Your First Piece of Fiction
I had a poetry lecture today, which I was dreading. Poetry for me brings back memories of exams in a dusty sports hall with the lingering smell of old socks; … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between a Writer and a Pretender?
I found a piece of writing today that I haven’t seen in about seven years. A very old piece of writing. A very terrible piece of writing. One of my first … Continue reading How To Be A Better Writer