Archive for the 'Writing' Category

Prometheus

Monday, April 15th, 2013

I watched the film Prometheus last night for the first time and it made me want to re-write the script so that it gelled more with the archeology of the predator verses alien story and to make the science and social aspects work. I loved the visuals of the film and was quiet happy to […]

Neil Gaiman Wants Us All To Make Art :)

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Neil Gaiman the author of Sandman, Coraline, Stardust and many other things has been writing away and now he wants US to create the art to go with the stories The stories are for A Calendar of Tales and is charity project with BlackBerry. Initially he put out twelve questions on twitter which many (including […]

Global Community Creativity :)

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

I love writing challenges and things like #FridayFlash and #StoryStarters on Twitter where there is an open community helping each other and giving writing prompts. So imagine my excitement when Neil Gaiman appeared on Twitter wanting prompts and inspiration for a set of stories! He tweeted a question for each month with the hash tags […]

Writer’s Retreat II

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Today I went to my second one day writer’s retreat – this time at Ruskin Mill near Nailsworth. It was organised by the same people Writing Space Stroud and was once again lovely. It was raining and I currently do not have a camera which is why there are not a hundred photos of chickens […]

Trying to Write that Novel

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

I started a trilogy back in October, initially for GothNoWriMo and then the second book in November. I really want to get it finished – not that it is anything I can send of to traditional publishers as I posted the raw writing as it was happening on various blogs. But I still want to […]

Poets Work

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Saturday I went into Cheltenham to meet friends and write and what have you. It was great to see my friend Andy again who I orginally met at a writing group in Cheltenham back before my house was flooded in 2007! The postcards and stickers of my art work arrived form moo so I gave […]

Aspiring to be Creative…

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

I have been working my way through the Writers and Artists Yearbook mainly lamenting that I am just not set up to be a conventional author – something we already knew. I’m too generalist, I am never going to settle for an area or one specific genre. I think perhaps the closest I could get […]

Serious Stuff

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

I have been wanting to write about news events and serious things for a while but I am finding it hard, I used to write what ever I wanted and pop it on mine and my husbands personal blog but I become increasingly worried about offending people etc… It is really lame and very sad […]

Poetic New Yearness

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

I am planning to stat submitting more poetry, I had a good success rate last year but I also submitted only a few pieces and I want to up that. I decided once before that I was bored with submitting so stopped and started this blog but I feel ready to start again. The issue […]