My child, and the knowledge that I'm still alive. Truly. The first point is understandable but the second might sound a bit strange. However it means a hell of a lot to me. I've been through a lot of tough times in my life, and as a result, I've tried to take my own life… Continue reading Getting to Know You: What makes you get out of bed every day?
Award-winning writer Patrick Ness’s bold and irreverent novel powerfully asks what if you weren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you were like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go… Continue reading Book Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here
Writing is a lonely business, and sometimes it feels like you’re screaming into the void. It can feel like you’re working on something that will never go anywhere, that will never achieve anything, and you start to wonder if you’ve spent such a huge chunk of your life on nothing. At least, that’s been my… Continue reading Getting to Know You: What’s the Hardest Thing About Writing?
Today's inspirational theme is an important one. Today, December 25th, is a day of joy for some. For others, it's just another day. For other still, it's a very difficult day indeed. Today's inspirational choice is for everyone but especially for those in the final category. If you're finding today hard, have courage. If you… Continue reading Tuesday Inspo!