My Friends Suggested I Write About It. For the past couple of months, I have been suffering from Writer’s Drought. “Block” is simply too good a word, suggesting a stream of creative discourse is merely backed up, desperate to be unclogged by some cognitive Mr Muscle. My mind is a barren wilderness. If you listenContinue reading “I’ve Been Struggling To Write Anything Lately…”
For the past few days, I’ve been playing Supermash, developed and published by Digital Continue. Supermash bids itself as a “game that makes games”. You run a video games store, that’s on the verge of closing, when you discover an old retro console that lets you combine (or mash) two different genres of game togetherContinue reading “Supermash and The Art of the Hybrid-Genre”
In the age of instant access, limited patience and diminishing attention spans, “social” exchanges are commonly reduced to that of few words at a time. The likes of Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger and Line have enabled us to mindlessly chat away with each other at the press of a button, but what does that do toContinue reading “SLOWLY Return to Meaningful Discourse”
Spread The Word’s London Short Story Prize 2019 is currently open for entries. The Prize was launched in 2013 to platform talented short story writers in London. They have published six anthologies, celebrated six winners, have run two London Short Story Festivals and profiled over 50 talented short story writers. The winner of the London Short StoryContinue reading “Spread The Word’s London Short Story Prize Open for Entries”
A novel worth writing should hold you to ransom. – Richard Skinner I’ve only just started reading Skinner’s Writing A Novel, but this particular quote really resonates with me.