Why I Write

What is writing, after all? A form of communication. A listing of symbols through which we convey meaning. I am of the belief that it's a kind of magic. It's time-travel. It's the undenied profession of human existence. It's a ritualistic expression of self and discovery. It's catharsis, murder without jail. It's growing up on … Continue reading Why I Write

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Defining Success as a Writer in the Marketplace

I want to talk about two things that have been cropping up a lot in the past few months in daily conversation as I am nearing the end of my writing degree: being successful and getting published. I want to discuss how they can be defined, and what they mean for me. What is success? … Continue reading Defining Success as a Writer in the Marketplace

Writing update

What's really happening is that I'm working on an idea for a novel. I'm a perfectionist, you see, so even this simple task, which should probably only take a couple of weeks, has been ongoing for a few years now. I know what I want it to be, I can 'see' it in my mind's eye, … Continue reading Writing update