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'Wild Ink'

The first chapter of my first novel, ‘Wild Ink’, published on June 7, 2014 by Dead Ink Books.

‘Wild Ink’ is a blackly comic story of friendship and envy, love and memory, booze and uproar, secrets and scandal. 1,353 more words

On Happiness and Unhappiness by Richard Smyth

This week, Richard Smyth examines the interplay of happiness and unhappiness in literary work, and what draws people to read melancholic writing.

I’m writing this on the International Day of Happiness. 633 more words

Leeds Writers

New bespoke sign for the house

It’s been more or less a decade since we moved to Willow Cottage and in all that time we’ve never had a house name on the building. 107 more words


Wild Ink Tattoo Studios: breaking the stereotype

By: Megan Mattice

The lights turn on at 11am and Wild Ink Tattoo Studio is officially open for business.

The ink tables are prepped, and sterilization complete, now the staff await their first appointments of the day. 1,133 more words


Get Real

I’ve written about Victoria Hanley before. She was my YA inspirational muse at the RMFW conference last year.

Her workshop started with her asking all of us to write something down on a piece of paper that we had never told anyone – our darkest secret, knowing that no one but us would ever read it, in fact as soon as we were done writing it, we were supposed to tear it up into a hundred pieces and throw it away. 454 more words


Invading Wild Ink Studios Tattoo & Piercing

Dislexsick our Master Artist had the chance to collaborate with the manager of Wild Ink in Belleville Ontario, to come up with a creation of art that will now span more Wild Ink Stores. 18 more words

Smart Promotions

Walk a day in their shoes

I’ve been reading Wild Ink: How to Write Fiction for Young Adults by Victoria Hanley for a couple of days now.  At first I was reading it right before bed and finding myself falling asleep after a page or two. 544 more words