Good evening, dear readers! It’s March, just about – is it just me, or is time moving very fast this year? (Sorry February post, I tried but I’ve been busy). This term I’ve still been doing flash fiction/ short stories in my Horror/ SF/ Fantasy module, but poetry has been taking up most of my […]Read more "Ad Verse effects"
This time of year is unfortunately busy for me – it’s deadline month (and a bit)! Starting with a short radio play due today, which I’ve been working on for the last few weeks (not quite “The Archers” fare) I’ve also got a chunky essay, two portfolios and a workshop diary due between now and […]Read more "Deadlines and fake lions"
I’m really not used to writing scripts anymore. It’s sad but true. Back when I was a wee lad (by which I mean about 6-7 years ago) I could remember the “proper” formatting for stage and screen scripts, but delving into our drama module recently has made me realise I hadn’t focused on script-writing […]Read more "Let’s make some noise"
Good evening readers! An unfortunately tiring and busy couple of weeks have delayed this frightfully short blog entry! Last week we looked at “Found Literature” with a focus on Erasure (no, not that one). The idea behind Erasure (not that one) is taking an existing text and simply erasing parts of it with the aim […]Read more "Sorry, no synth-pop"
Oh dear, I see we’re off to a good start with a lie in the title. Well, for a very long month I have lapsed in updating this blog – the unexpected freedom of a reading week, the inevitable destruction of the finely-crafted sleeping pattern and the release of a new video game are all […]Read more "I am great at routines"
For some reason, I decided that just studying Creative Writing during the day was not enough. Oh no, said I, ever the masochist. I must immerse myself fully in The Craft™ if I am to succeed. So I signed up to an evening class for Creative Writing. Free for students in the university’s CBASS (College […]Read more "Eine kleine Nachtschrift"