December 7, 2018
When I was younger I filled notebook after notebook after notebook with phrases and thoughts and ideas and -
Who knows. It’s not like I ever read them ever again. Years later I’d flick through them and struggle to read my writing - so fast I had to write, to keep up wit...
May 11, 2018
A while ago I came across a saying whose basic gist was this: Hell is being on your deathbed and meeting the person you could have been.
There’s nothing like being inspired from a negative. I was. Desperate for change, knowing I couldn’t go on the way I was, faili...
May 4, 2018
Virginia Woolf wrote that to write, a woman needs money and a room of her own.
Without them, and unable to express oneself, Woolf also highlighted the effect that would have on ones mental health.
To write, I need money, a room of my own and good mental health. My demon...
April 27, 2018
Sometimes it’s okay to quit.
I had to write a ten minute play - deadline for competition looming.
I had just finished the draft of a screenplay and needed a short break from it. And I was over whatever the hell that mini flu thing was. It was time to get to work on this...
January 5, 2018
New year, new you. This time you mean it. This year will be different. You’re going to achieve your dreams, live the life you want to live, get that job, buy that house (yeah, right!), quit smoking, eat healthy, write that book …
Except that new year resolutions usually...
Stop scribbling in notebooks!
The cost of not pursuing your dreams
I can't recover - it will hurt my art!
check in with self
face your fears
follow your dreams
good mental health and working better
good mental health and writing better
good mental health helps you to express yourself
holding onto demons to write better
ideas for stories
lack of satisfaction in life
live the life you want
meeting the person you could have been
mental health and writing
not caring enough about your work
notebooks are beautiful
pursuing your dreams
recovery and art
recovery and writing
see things from a different angle
sit down and write
staying with the devil you know
step outside your comfort zone
tell your story
the cost of not pursuing your dreams
when it's okay to quit
when writing flows
why new year resolutions fail
work in something else to keep fresh
write about your problem
writers should always carry a notebook
writing not flowing