Right Now

This week, I acted on instinct for the first time in a while. There are a PHENOMENAL number of online portals, websites and magazines that take submissions. A magazine such as Mslexia will give a vital insight into such places, but it is only the tip of a considerable iceberg. Countless places exist to send … Continue reading Right Now

Begin Again

https://twitter.com/InternetofWords/status/1104088375995322370 To give me a bit of a break from thinking too much about new things, this month's become a period of recycling. The short story currently running on Twitter, for instance, has sat on my hard drive since forever. The poetry that will appear over the weekend was originally written this time last year … Continue reading Begin Again

Another One Bites the Dust

https://twitter.com/InternetofWords/status/1085563549215322112 It was coming. There shouldn't be any surprise at all, on reflection, and (quite usefully) this latest piece of news was learnt after I'd done the incredibly mentally draining 'thing' for the day and therefore, it couldn't make anything worse. Nobody wants to be told they're not good enough, especially in the current climate. … Continue reading Another One Bites the Dust

December Short Story: Solstice

This story was first serialised in 31 daily parts during December via the @AlternativeChat and @InternetofWords Twitter feeds [9am and 4pm GMT respectively.] It is now reproduced in a complete form, a number of small edits and corrections made to improve narrative flow and maintain correct continuity. Enjoy. Solstice In indistinct, freezing first light, Eric … Continue reading December Short Story: Solstice

The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret

Earlier this month, the third Twitter account I run was 'rebranded.' When it was apparent that this blog would end up being my business front, there was a brief but important moment of concern. As an artist, in the broadest sense of the world, there needs to be a third place. I have Home (personal blog … Continue reading The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret

Nobody Does it Better

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOlRiSrpZrg We are living in a Procedural World and I am a Procedural Girl... I absolutely ADORE a good TV Detective show. Ironically, I've not seen a Sherlock episode (but with Christmas coming that will hopefully be amended) but have managed a fair number of CSI's in my time [all flavours.] Right now I'm using … Continue reading Nobody Does it Better