Killing the compulsive writer

Think about writing as ‘drinking’ or ‘going to the gym’. If you drink every day or go to the gym every day, you’ll fuck up really quickly. Everyone knows you need rest days, you need to train different muscles and, if we’re still talking about drinking, you need to give that liver a rest, mate.

To self-publish or not?

Part of my list of things I want to do these next few weeks is to submit some more stories to various places. I've given myself a few weeks to do this because it involves a whole heap of time sat at my desk going through the various steps in the process. I'm currently working… Continue reading To self-publish or not?

Wound Lickage

Despite the fact that my upside-down plan was to aim for 100 rejection letters, it's still hard when I actually get them. In the past two weeks I've had two. I suppose I should look on the positive side and see that I have sent two pieces of work out into the big wide world.… Continue reading Wound Lickage