Archive for January, 2013

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 […]

Writing and Stuff…

Monday, January 28th, 2013

I did a lot of things last year like readings and festivals and what not but I realised I’d lost the time to actually write and draw. And that all my blogs and sites were in various states of disrepair. Some never recovered from the flood in 2007, some didn’t recover from periods of no […]

World Poetry Writing Month

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

This year I find myself once more in charge of the WoPoWriMo website and it is also it’s fifth year of existing as an event! Set up for a group who met at Poetry Cafe in Cheltenham and who turned out to all be Screnzies (Script Frenzies is a script writing challenge run by the […]

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 […]

January Month of Poetry

Friday, January 11th, 2013

January is always Month of Poetry as started by Kathryn Apel. The idea like most poem a day challenges is to write a poem each and everyday. I like to up the stakes a bit generally and am going for an hour spent on poetry each day instead. Now it is 11 days into January […]

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 […]

2013 the Year of Change

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

As a gurtitation monster I have been inspiring humans to write and get creative for five years now and it has been lovely even if I have been arguing with Blue Monster alot! But it is time for a change. I shall no longer be posting up writing prompts and exercises or anything like that […]