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Equivocating, writing and a review of The Heretics

I’ve just finished Will Storr’s The Heretics: Adventures with the Enemies of Science. Mainly because the medication and the agony of my swollen face with sinusitis won’t let me sleep, but that’s a digression. 931 more words


A new darkness stirs within...

As a writer I sometimes struggle to write and other times it just falls out of me.  Sometimes I wonder where what I write about comes from.   96 more words

Kait King Poetry

Horrid Henry's World Records

The event that took place today in Manor Farm Library was one of the most awaited events on the Summer Reading Challenge scheme: Horrid Henry’s World Records! 118 more words


Editors Aren't Your Enemy

I don’t hate you. Really I don’t. These are phrases that often go through an editor’s mind as they work through your manuscript. We don’t hate you or your story; we’re not evil trolls ready to destroy your work. 1,007 more words


All The Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

“Things are just things. Stories are just stories.”

Beginning with a transfixing scene of the ancient city of Saint-Malo being destroyed by an aerial bombardment, we soon meet a young girl who since the age of six has been blind. 363 more words


20 Things I've Learned in 20 Years

I turned 20 yesterday, and while I can’t go out partying to celebrate (damn you diet!) I’ve had some time to think…I’ve been on this planet for some time now. 912 more words


And her colour was blue

Many shades of it surrounding her as she went on her way,
From icier tones that she felt deep in her bones
To the midnight beauty that pressed in her head… 171 more words