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For the Week of March 19, 2018: Learning to Survive...Again.

And I grew strong and I learned how to get along… I will survive

(from “I Will Survive,” sung by Gloria Gaynor, lyrics by written by Freddie Perren and Dino Fekaris)  1,481 more words

Expressive Writing

Basing Made Up Cultures on Existing Ones: How Far is Too Far?

Here’s something I’ve been meaning to write for a while.  (Yes, it is mostly inspired by my reading of Oathbringer)

A lot of high fantasy is grounded in some sort of reality.  294 more words

Life & Writing

Secret Admirer

What I like about you,

Is it your presence that makes me weak,

It’s your soul,

Your resilience,

Your inner peace,

Your Knowledge,

Your child like excitement, 60 more words


Queen of Hearts

Not a Fairy-tale, but truth.
A white rose united with red ones.
A rumour her mum was a witch,
A truth, Elizabeth was meant for greatness. 123 more words

My Work

Ten Sybils with Anne Scriven

On February 27th, we braved the snow to see Anne Scriven speak on the women who have inspired her. A narrative non-fiction writer, a poet, and a bookseller in a second-hand bookshop, Anne talked us through these ten ‘Sybils’ and their influence on her, interspersing her comments with extracts from her own work as a life writer. 556 more words

Past Events

Too late, too late

Beep-beep, Beep-beep

The sounds around him,

the goal near him,

a steady life – A dream.

Make it happen.

       Too Late…

Beep-beep, Beep-beep

“It’s all there is,” they say. 126 more words


NON-FICTION: In Sickness and Health by Judith Kalman

Love is just love, as much as we’d like to believe in its magic. My love for Craig had the legs of an arranged marriage, yet I had nothing but faith in its magical properties. 5,468 more words