NaNo Prep!!

Yes, it's almost that time of year. NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) takes place in November and for some reason I'm prepping like crazy for this one which I've never done before. I normally just make a story up on the day or a few days before and don't plan what is going to happen [...]

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Honest Thoughts on Self Publishing

I'm sure by now you've noticed I self published my first book; Etta! I figured I'd do a little blog post just to talk about the experience and the reaction I got from it. I'm sure people are wondering how well it's done and if I've made any money (I don't think it's rude to [...]

30th January – National storytelling week

I wish I could say this was something I celebrate every year but I think this is the first year I've noticed it! National Storytelling Week is from the 30th Jan to the 6th Feb and it's a society interested in spreading awareness for the tradition of oral story telling. Verbally telling stories is something [...]

Different forms of racism

Racism is a difficult subject to tackle; the most commonly accepted view on racism comes down to the colour of skin or the persons country of origin but, much like many things in life, there is a broad scale of racism that creeps into everyday life. I recently came across something that's very low on [...]