Words & Thoughts – Week 7

Writing update and weekly thought. Words I’ve been working on Elondria, mainly, this week. I am coming to the end of the third act (I use four act structure), and feeling like the end is in sight. I’ve been having

January Wrap-up!

January has been a challenge. My writing hasn’t gone to plan, and neither has my mental health. As one tends to affect the other, it’s not surprising. Short intro this month, because I am currently tired. Turns out stress is

Thought of the Week: How are you?

“How are you?” In class this week, I had a thought about how people always ask “How are you?” as a pleasantry. It’s a polite thing to say. People don’t usually expect a truly honest answer. Which led me onto

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

The Color Purple is set in the deep American South between the wars. The central character is Celie, a black woman born into poverty, raped by her father, then sold into marriage. It is when she meets Shug Avery, a

Happy New Year! Goals for 2018!

2017 has gone. Ended. Done. 2018 has arrived. And with it, new possibilities, a blank page. A new story to write. New chances. I am approaching this new year with intention. Creating specific goals and plans. As far as my

December 2017 Wrap-up!

December has been a challenging month, in many ways. It has been a rollercoaster of changes and small steps forward. Some of the challenges I have overcome, others I have survived. Believe me, there is a vast difference in those

Winter at Christmas

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these posts. I miss them. This is a little story about a little fairy named Winter, who had a big adventure. Now she’s discovering Christmas. Enjoy. 🙂 Winter at Christmas The

Dream

I have my dream in sight. My dream is my goal. The best gift I could receive this Christmas would be the fulfilment of that dream, would be peace of mind, would be an easing of my suffering and a

November 2017 Wrap-up!

Defining feature of November: I’ve won NaNoWriMo!!! 😀 (Though only just and at the last minute.) It’s been difficult, fitting it in around college, but after failing last year (due to extreme life changes) it feels extra special to know

October Wrap Up!

This October has been challenging, both on a personal level, and within my writing. It’s a year since I moved, since my life massively changed. I’ve been looking into universities – been to two open days to look at courses.