In many ways, writing is a lone pursuit, and as such, you have to remain inspired, remain motivated and put pen to paper for all the right reasons.
Writing because you feel you have to is a must and scribing sentences should be for you first and foremost, before anyone else.
Some may disagree, but whether you’re looking to write advertising content, novels, poems, motivational speeches, jokes or film scripts, you should read or listen to Charles Bukowski’s ‘so, you want to be a writer?’ first. Continue reading →
This week’s literary interlude comes from the one and only Tobias Wolff.
Born in Birmingham, Alabama on 19th June 1945, this prolific writer of classic American prose is best known for his distinctive short stories and memoirs, most notably This Boy’s Life – an autobiographical tale of a gifted young man and his extraordinary existence.Continue reading →
As many of you may already know, this Sunday is Father’s Day
You could argue that Father’s Day is just another one of those annual money making scams created by the sweaty palmed, suit wearing big wigs at Hallmark Towers, but that would be a bit cynical… Continue reading →
The word metamorphosis derives from the Greek (or Latin) word metamorphoun, which essentially means to transform.
In nature, many creatures transform from one entity to another in their lifetime. Caterpillars turn to butterflies; tadpoles morph into frogs; locusts can turn from solitary to gregarious (changing colour in the process) and sea urchins shift from larvae to spiky crawlers by essentially devouring themselves.