Creative Writing dissertations: a lesson in how to get your s**t together. 

In my third and final year at York St John University I undertook every students last stand: a dissertation. Because I was on a 50/50 split joint honors course of English Literature to Creative Writing I had the choice between a Critical dissertation or a Creative dissertation. So, yes partly because I new a critical… Continue reading Creative Writing dissertations: a lesson in how to get your s**t together. 

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Weekly Poetry

So last week I missed my weekly poetry goal (*cries and begs for mercy* lol), so apologies for that. This week for my poetry class at Uni we had to write a poem based on the ideas or form used in one of Claire Trevien's poems for her collection 'Shipwrecked House'. I chose her poem… Continue reading Weekly Poetry

Couplets and half-rhymes.

For my Creative Writing workshop at Uni, we were asked to write a poem, entirely in couplets and with some half-rhymes, we weren't allowed to use full rhymes. I actually found this a lot more challenging than I had anticipated and spent a few hours constructing my poem, then going back to it to change… Continue reading Couplets and half-rhymes.

It’s been a while…

Hey everyone, I apologise for not posting in a great long while... I have moved house and we STILL don't have any internet connection. And I can tell you, as someone who lives a good 60% of their lives on the internet for various reasons, I aren't coping very well. It's been hard. (lol) Anyway… Continue reading It’s been a while…