Monthly Archives: November 2012

Story :: Earthquake

Earthquake (100 words)   When the first tremor struck, Shark brushed off sleep like a thin layer of dust. He struggled against the shuddering ground to claim his feet, forcing his body to obey him. This was nothing to the first

Story :: Earthquake

Earthquake (100 words)   When the first tremor struck, Shark brushed off sleep like a thin layer of dust. He struggled against the shuddering ground to claim his feet, forcing his body to obey him. This was nothing to the first

Bruntwood Prize Roadshow

The Bruntwood Prize is one of the biggest writing competitions around right now. It’s open to absolutely anyone who wants to write a play. On Tuesday Becca and I attended the Bruntwood Roadshow at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. We

Bruntwood Prize Roadshow

The Bruntwood Prize is one of the biggest writing competitions around right now. It’s open to absolutely anyone who wants to write a play. On Tuesday Becca and I attended the Bruntwood Roadshow at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. We

Story :: Smoke

Smoke (52 words) Shark’s sticky grey hair clung to his forehead and the smoke choked his eyes, but at least he was beginning to warm up. The roaring empty space in his stomach made him dizzy, but he kept turning

Story :: Smoke

Smoke (52 words) Shark’s sticky grey hair clung to his forehead and the smoke choked his eyes, but at least he was beginning to warm up. The roaring empty space in his stomach made him dizzy, but he kept turning

NaNoWriMo :: Day of Writing Dangerously

I mentioned the other day I had fallen quite far behind with my NaNoWriMo novel. I decided to take Tuesday off work so that I could spend it working solidly on my NaNo and catch up as much as possible.

NaNoWriMo :: Day of Writing Dangerously

I mentioned the other day I had fallen quite far behind with my NaNoWriMo novel. I decided to take Tuesday off work so that I could spend it working solidly on my NaNo and catch up as much as possible.

Wait for me, NaNoWriMo!

  I hold my hands up: I’m struggling more than I expected to. This is partly because I’ve been so busy in November, both at work (I have a full-time job) and out of it. But it’s also because I’m

Wait for me, NaNoWriMo!

  I hold my hands up: I’m struggling more than I expected to. This is partly because I’ve been so busy in November, both at work (I have a full-time job) and out of it. But it’s also because I’m

Mid-winter Ignition

This weekend I’ve been taking part in a workshop with Organised Chaos Productions. The brief is to come up with a short monologue or duologue inspired by the theme ‘mid-winter’. I followed the idea of hibernation, which took me onto

Mid-winter Ignition

This weekend I’ve been taking part in a workshop with Organised Chaos Productions. The brief is to come up with a short monologue or duologue inspired by the theme ‘mid-winter’. I followed the idea of hibernation, which took me onto

Photography :: Ancient Worlds

Ever since I moved to Manchester, the Museum has been one of my favourite places to visit, and not just because they have a T-Rex! My friends and I used to spend hours roaming round and round the halls, discovering something

Photography :: Ancient Worlds

Ever since I moved to Manchester, the Museum has been one of my favourite places to visit, and not just because they have a T-Rex! My friends and I used to spend hours roaming round and round the halls, discovering something