There is a great start to The Pyjama Myth, as it writes about living as a freelancer month to month, looking after yourself and you think – this is manageable! I can do this! Sian Meades-Williams covers getting paid and rejections, ideas and pitching. She breaks these parts down and makes them more digestible, using … Continue reading Book Review. The Pyjama Myth by Sian Meades-Williams.
Book Review. On Connection by Kae Tempest.
On Connection is an essay length book about creativity and connection, two of my favourite subjects. I was taken aback, and appreciative, of the frankness of Tempest’s writing, lines like ‘every day was just about trying to make enough money to get fucked up. That was the major goal of my life. I was in … Continue reading Book Review. On Connection by Kae Tempest.
And I Feel Compelled To Write
write, yes on paper! i haven’t a stable means – pen, pencil, my own blood i am technology weary i have shut down my device i am a purse snapped shut i want to look look, count what few pennies ... around me, look! books you have read many books what of the physical copies … Continue reading And I Feel Compelled To Write
The Blank Page
can be a snowy winter setting duvet without a cover origami swan on the iced over lake flight - aeroplane for a fish and chip supper wrapping your plates with when you move printed work – smudged ink newspaper for writing notes a rag or duster sleeve note receipt - treasurer of chewed gum flyer … Continue reading The Blank Page
i am dangling my legs above the brook my hand palm down in the grass i watch my reflection move - observe me lightly then i see the pale pink wrapped like sausage skins around my toes are these plasters waterproof before i dip, swimming them must i remove them? i find i have stuck … Continue reading These Wounds.