My final dissertation piece was a short-ish story. It landed me a massive 2:1 and was very happy with the final result. This is the first section, I have worked on it since and hope to make it something a little bigger. This is the beginning of what I submitted: Pretty Thing Charlotte I winced … Continue reading Pretty Thing (Dissertation Excerpt)
As promised an update on where I am with my writing, what I've been up to and what I want to aim to be doing in the next few months. So at the moment I am procrastinating in the library, I have hit a wall with my essay and I need a break. I literally cannot … Continue reading Update!
As he eyed the marks on the door, where it looked like a bolt had been, a thorn scratched Reggie’s hand, forming a painful, bloody mark across his black and white rose tattoo. He was wary of the desolate cabin, which was now becoming quite eerie. With only his phone torch to lead him in, … Continue reading Black Sheep
I'm an crazy busy at the moment with my university work! Note to everyone: third year is HARD! Anyway I am trying to find the time to squeeze everything in, but my deadlines are coming in thick and fast and for the duration between now and May, I will struggle creating a post for every … Continue reading Apologies!!!
Its been a while guys. I would like to say that I had a chilled Christmas break... Even though it was filled with laughter and happiness, surrounded by my favourite people, it was been a bloody stressful month. FIVE assignments due within the first ten days of January. Considering I had most of them planned … Continue reading We Are Back!
Merry Christmas to all my lovely followers. Thankyou for supporting my blog and just taking the time out to read my writing.... Christmas is a time for giving and sharing, spending time with family and smiling an awful lot. Never let anyone take that away from you. Went to midnight mass last night to make … Continue reading Merry Christmas⭐️
I had never realised how important something as small as a kidney could be, until my grandpa suffered without his. Your kidneys are positioned against the back muscles of your abdomen. Usually kidneys are about the size of a fist. Some people are born with one, some people are born with three, but usually we … Continue reading Kidney Disease Awareness
This is a comical short story that I wrote for an exercise in my year two fiction class... Nothing special but enjoy! Sven had always longed to travel. Somewhere hot, somewhere cold, somewhere different. Different to boring old Preston. His mother was Swedish and his father Polish… So Sven could never understand … Continue reading Birthday Wish
So three years ago I was 'diagnosed' as such with anxiety. I have suffered with it for years and all through primary, secondary school and college I assumed I was just being silly... After being approached at University, I braved it to speak to someone... Today I have never felt braver. I can travel (most … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Day
So this is a small extract from my short story, 'Imperfections'. I used this as my final fiction piece for second year. This story is about people not being as they seem. There is a lot of character build up in the full story, where you see the main character, John, as he really is. … Continue reading Imperfections