Journal

Everything labelled Reading and Writing

I love reading and immersing myself in the worlds found in books. Recently I’ve started to write my own stories, just for fun. This category contains various thoughts about storytelling, writing and the enjoyment I find in reading fiction.

84 Words at Number 84

Our local cafe started a new social event for writers tonight. “84 Words” is a writing social for anyone with an interest in writing. Given my inability to get pen to page with any frequency, I thought this would be a good way to kick myself into action…

84 Words at Number 84

One Month of 100 Words

One month ago I set out to write one short creative scene every day for 100 days. How has this worked out for me so far?

One Month of 100 Words

100 Words for 100 Days

I’m setting myself a goal to write a short scene every day for 100 days. It’s been more than 25 years since I’ve written anything creative so this is how I will start.

100 Words for 100 Days

Tone and Context on Twitter

Twitter is great for real-time conversations, but things can take a turn for the worse when a phrase is misunderstood or the reader perceives unintentional tone.

Tone and Context on Twitter

Analogue Diary

I’ve never been very organised. Keeping abreast of my appointments and daily tasks has always been a rather hit and miss affair.

Analogue Diary

Mounting the blogging bandwagon

I’ve been working as a web designer for several years. I’m completely web savvy, know all about social media, and have designed blog sites for clients. So why have I never started a blog?

Mounting the blogging bandwagon