Monthly Archives: September 2013

“I am and always will be the dreamer of improbable dreams”

Now that I’ve got your attention with a Doctor Who quote (name that episode!), I’ll get on with my point: I thought of my second novel idea today. I’d never actually thought about writing a second book, to be honest. … Continue reading

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Leave my degree alone!

There is such a stigma attached to studying anything creative at a university level. Art, dance, drama, music, design, writing. Everybody seems to want to put in their two cents. Especially people of other “proper” disciplines. I’ve seen articles both … Continue reading

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#2 “Only Human” by Gareth Roberts

1.  Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov 2. Holiday in Cambodia – Laura Jean McKay 3. Only Human – Gareth Roberts 4. Beautiful Chaos – Gary Russell 5. The Silent Stars – Dan Abnett 6. American Gods – Neil Gaiman 7. Every Breath – Ellie Marney 8. Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman 9. Delirium – Lauren Oliver 10. Pandemonium – Lauren Oliver 11. Requiem … Continue reading

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Money, Life, and Uni Students

“Live life to the fullest,” they say. “You only get one shot, why don’t you try something new every day?” “Everyone should go skydiving at least once, so they can feel completely alive.”   These voices remind us, day in … Continue reading

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#1 “Lolita” by Vladimir Nabokov

   1. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov 2. Holiday in Cambodia – Laura Jean McKay 3. Only Human – Gareth Roberts 4. Beautiful Chaos – Gary Russell 5. The Silent Stars – Dan Abnett 6. American Gods – Neil Gaiman 7. Every Breath – Ellie Marney 8. Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman 9. Delirium – Lauren Oliver 10. Pandemonium … Continue reading

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The First Step

I have a serious addiction. To date I have spent hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. Not to mention the hours I have spent hunched in a corner, shining my phone onto my various black-and-white prizes in their beautiful coloured … Continue reading

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The “Solitary” Writer?

People view writing as such a solitary activity. A man, usually in a turtle neck and some kind of glasses, typing on some kind of typewriter by prolific candlelight with a glass of whisky on one side and a half-smoked … Continue reading

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