Summary: First full week of UK lockdown, which initially looked like it wouldn’t be a productive one on the writing front. But this was turned around by fantastic people running workshops and retreats online, and a series of three days at the end of the week where I made real progress on fiction for the […]
I feel like I haven’t really done much writing so far this year. We’re coming to the end of the first quarter, and my sense on thinking back is that I haven’t achieved anything at all. But, actually checking back through my records, that really isn’t true. So far in 2020, I have: Written […]
Summary: Lots of reviews again, but I also finally got a short story rewrite done, which has been on my list for weeks. Monday: I did a Scribophile critique. Wednesday: I wrote lots more reviews of all the games I played earlier in the week. Thursday: I finished another book and played […]
My short story, The Regulations, is included in the Six-Before-Eighty edition of Thema Literary Journal. You can buy a copy here.
Summary: Mostly reviews this week, with a bit of new writing courtesy of an excellent workshop. Monday: I reviewed a film I went to see over the weekend, and also a book I finished after work. Tuesday: Big plans for today! I signed up for a freewriting workshop in Hammersmith early afternoon, and […]
Summary: I feel like I got some good stuff done this week, and am happy that I scheduled some proper writing sessions. Tuesday: I edited the first chapter of a friend’s novel. Wednesday: I reviewed a Vaults show I went to see the night before. I finished two books and wrote reviews of […]
My short story, The Game, was printed in the April 2020 edition of Writing Magazine, as it won second place in their 500-Word Short Story Competition.
One of my stories was shortlisted in the Writing Magazine Timely Topic: Throne competition, mentioned in this month’s competition supplement!
Summary: Basically just reviews and podcasting this week. Monday: I finished a book and wrote my review. I also did some more submissions. Sunday: I wrote all the reviews from the reading retreat I went on earlier in the week and reviewed a film I watched earlier in the day.. I also started […]