I am fascinated by the nature of my own skin. This curiosity in my own body falls suddenly, as if it’s a shock that I am made up of cells and water and I’m not really sure what else. This is where my own ignorance falls down, cocooning myself in my books and my poetry… Read More some achingly pretentious Creative Writing, and a life update
I’ve been digging through my laptop files, uncovering snippets of writing that I felt an urge to create but have lain dormant since. Here, take my heart. (also people need to stop judging the act of writing. as my English teacher says, you lose nothing from creating.) There is something of the young boy about… Read More Glimpses from 2017
‘PATRICK FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE WILL YOU PUT THE EXECUTIONER DOWN?’ Patrick gave his interfering wife a glare, but nevertheless replaced the executioner to its rightful place. A fly-swatter of industrial proportions, it fried its victims as well as crushing them, resulting in delectable snacks for the dog. Ever since the newspapers mysteriously started decreasing in… Read More ‘Flies’
James woke with a jerk, the manic beeping of his solar powered-waterproof to 250m-potentially explosive watch with HD video communication being the only sound to pierce the gentle throbbing of the breaking waves. And the less gentle throbbing of his hangover. Damn, he thought.He had to meet Q at 0800, and judging by the country’s… Read More 00-Melon
Right, blogosphere. I’m at a bit of a loose end, what with the culmination of exams, but I’m in a bit of a writing rut – and this is where I need your help. I want – NEED – y’all to comment writing prompts, first lines, words, whatever, and I’ll write a post/story including those… Read More Writing Prompts?
The Party Leader (formerly known as the Prominent Party Member, or Donald) was, for once in his life, terrified. Quaking in his snakeskin shoes terrified. Terrified that he was going to cock up his political career, and although now, a month into his new role, he had accumulated enough money to buy his way out… Read More PPML Meets the Queen
The Prominent Party Member awoke from his avaricious slumber in a state of expectation and excitement. A new day, a new dawn, a new era. An era that would begin – and end – with him as Leader. Leader! The word itself brought a slight tremor to his throat; it held unknown possibilities, unknown pleasures.… Read More The Party: The Final Show