(a box of things I took with me to uni including 'His Dark Materials' and the very close runner up in my favourite books list, The Book Thief) I don't really know where to start with these books. So why not start, at the beginning. Over a period of around 2 years from towards the… Continue reading Inspiration Challenge: Phillip Pullman and ‘His Dark Materials’
Okay, so I've had a night to think about it and I think I am ready to do a review of The Book Thief, the film. I read this book last year and completely fell in love with it. It was recommended to me by my dad to whom I am very grateful for bringing me into… Continue reading A Review: The Book Thief. (warning, spoilers ahead if you haven’t read the book)
When it comes to what inspires me to write, weirdly enough, it didn't start with books. I was never much of a book reader, not until 2 years ago when, during a bit of shit time in my life, my mum convinced me to pick up Phillip Pullmans 'His Dark Materials' (which incidentally, will come… Continue reading Inspiration Challenge: Poetry
Over the next few days I am going to try and post a number of things that inspire me to write, be creative and that make me want to be a novelist.
My journal is a huge part of how I remember ideas, when I come up with possible names for characters, ideas for side characters, titles or just general thoughts about my characters or what I want to happen. I write pretty much everything from research I have done into personality disorders to what colour hair… Continue reading A sneak peak into my writing journal.
I think I may have finally thought up of a title for the short Novella that I am writing. I am usually really terrible with titles and for most of my poetry for instance, I just leave them out because I find it too hard to think of one that suits the essence of what… Continue reading Title possibilities
The Fall of Uriel: Part I Through an abyss of air and time and through a stagnant layer of souls, He drew down and down towards the world. Our world lay hidden under a cloud of universes. Behind a veil of dirtied cries and wails. Ahead through the glimmer of stars, He saw our earth… Continue reading
So I have written the first part of a 3 part poem series about a fallen angel. And I just wanted to put it out there that I used to phrase 'sharp sighted' to describe this particular Angel on purpose to echo some of Milton's original verse about this Angel in 'Paradise Lost', just wanted… Continue reading
I'm thinking of writing a series of 3 poems about a fallen angel and how it would react to the modern world...What d'ya think?