Writing My Novel: An Essay

Back in the winter of 2015, I attended a seminar for my English Literature class which started the wheel towards what I now have today. A very nearly completed novel. Sat amongst a largely mature classroom of fellow Open Uni students, we were given a task. This was to generate a list of completely randomContinue reading “Writing My Novel: An Essay”

A Look Toward 2020

Judging by the dates of my previous posts, you’ll be right in assuming I’ve gone off the boil somewhat. Quite a bit actually. I’ve dabbled in blogging here and there ever since my very long stint of book reviewing as TheNovelReviewer and TheLordOfTheReads. I’d amassed quite a following and was going at it for aContinue reading “A Look Toward 2020”

Rhododendrons [University Project]

I initially wrote this for an assignment on my degree. Completing my literature/creative writing BA, I was tasked with writing a piece of fiction and decided upon this. I want to take this further, given the fact I felt 1,500 was too little a word count and I had too many ideas for the characters.Continue reading “Rhododendrons [University Project]”

Springtown

The sun was shining, the bees were buzzing and Mr and Mrs Wonder were butchering their 12 year old son into a bloody mash. Speckles of blood jumped up from each devastating blow, showering the side of the house red and the fronts of their clothes. Mrs Wonder wiped a stray piece of gut fromContinue reading “Springtown”