Archive for the 'Writing' Category

Monsters, Misfits and Maidens

Friday, November 10th, 2023

I have been planning and plotting and looking back over some of my older writing especially that in the Punk’s Universe and I have realised that most of my protagonists fall into one if not all three categories of Monsters, Misfits and Maidens. Obviously there is a bit of the old Mary Sue concept about […]

A The Dark Approaches

Sunday, October 1st, 2023

It is seasons turn here as we enter the darker part of the year and this has always been when I write the most and that is the plan for this year though I shall resist trying to dictate terms to myself as I just need to become me and get writing again and that […]

Getting Ready

Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

This week I have been trying to get my writing spaces ready and my writing practice nailed – ie actually making time to write when I have the energy and brain cells to actually write. I’ve had a bit of a set back with my garden area to write in as in the green house […]

The Tree Of Life

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022

When actually signing up on the NaNoWriMo site I had to really ponder what I was calling this project – the Maidens of the Wild, Wild Women, Women of the Wilds, Life and Death and Extremes, The Cradle and the Grave, The Cycle of Life, Cyclic Decay… and so on when I had a dream […]

Planning and Plotting

Monday, March 14th, 2022

It keeps being bizarrely warm and sunny here so I have taken to taking my note book and tea outside and trying to do some plotting there! So where have I gotten too? Well I know what theme I am running on and though a lot of it will be set in the Punk’s Universe […]

Camp Nano 2022 – plotting

Monday, March 7th, 2022

I am going to be attempting CampNano this year with the hopes that I will do better than last years attempt – as I’ve said in previous posts what has been happening is I sign up and then do a couple of days and then life swallows me – now that might well happen again […]


Saturday, January 1st, 2022

I am trying to reboot The Punk’s Universe or Punk In Pink series – don’t worry I don’t mean starting the story again with updates and more actors or a shift in political perspective – I mean… well me. I have been struggling for a long time with writing and being creative – since the […]

And because one is never enough…

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

I like doing two projects – mainly because sometimes it is hard to focus and swapping back and forth I find can help. So the second project is called The Helix Seeds though I am still a little unsure of the title as it may not be accurate enough. It is a novel or rather […]

CampNaNo 2021

Friday, March 26th, 2021

Project: The Made Menagerie Steampunk gothic horror graphic novel set in the Punk’s Universe about creatures that have been created in various ways – think the various “punk” and “core” genres mixed together. Format – will be short stories and with a combination of illustration and comic book techniques as well as longer written pieces. […]

Personalising The Writing

Monday, September 21st, 2020

I had a bit of a contradiction moment – get note pads with tear out sheets so there is no pressure for the writing to be coherent or chronological etc… then I thought but I want it to be obvious who’s note book is who’s – so me and the youngest have decorated the pads. […]