Reanimation of the Writer – How Horror Short Films Jump-Started My Creativity

Last week I stumbled upon a short horror feature on my facebook feed. Of course, I immediately clicked into it and quickly discovered the joy and perfect form of the horror short -  three to four minutes (pick what time suits) of a miniature story complete with a bump in the night ending. Some were … Continue reading Reanimation of the Writer – How Horror Short Films Jump-Started My Creativity

Trying Times – When Your Train of Thought Has Left The Station and The Cat Doesn’t Help

Demelza silently miaows at me from across the couch, her eyes twin pools of darkness. She watches as I take pains to arrange my seat, like a fussy hen clucking in straw, placing this cushion here and that one there. I take my comfort seriously especially when finally sitting down to write. I’m always intending … Continue reading Trying Times – When Your Train of Thought Has Left The Station and The Cat Doesn’t Help

Fabulous Festival Feelings – Dreaming of the Electric Picnic and making it happen

  You don’t expect wonderful things to happen to you on a mundane Sunday afternoon. These things are normally reserved for others, the little fulfilment of dreams we hear of in passing and sigh because they would never happen to us. Today I allowed myself to believe and amazing things happened. Let me set the … Continue reading Fabulous Festival Feelings – Dreaming of the Electric Picnic and making it happen