It has been a while (too long) since I last uploaded one of my short stories. This next one was inspired by a writing prompt from the guys over at Reedsy on their blog. You can also sign up to their email list where, if you're interested, you'll receive a handful of writing prompts to spark your… Continue reading Short Story: Bad Pooch
WTF!? For some reason, over the past few days, I have been thinking a lot about Jacques Derrida and différance. In fact, he's featured in some of why tweets @jackprobynbooks. (Apologies, a little plug here and there never hurt anyone did it?) I don't know why Mr. Derrida is coming back to me in such force.… Continue reading Différance for Dummies: what is différance and does it mean?
I've been seeing recently a lot of short stories. And when I say short, I mean short. I'm talking 50-100 words. And I thought why not do some of my own. Now, I know I have already shared two previous 100 word challenges that I have done, but this is different. Rather than doing them for… Continue reading 100 Words or Less: Pyro
Ladies and Gents! the long awaited short story I spoke about a week or two ago, is finally here. It is titled Whose Tooth Fairy? It features the beloved (but NOT mythical) tooth fairy, except, with a little twist. And no, it is not like this in any way shape or form... Hope you all enjoy -… Continue reading Short Story Time: Whose Tooth Fairy?
RAINCHECK. Okay, so I've just realised that I've been talking about publishing my first novel, yet I've not actually shared any details with you about it. This is partly down to me wanting to keep you hanging around and joining me on my journey, and the other reason for this is because I simply haven't.… Continue reading Publishing My Novel: The Beginning of the Process
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The above graphic I created on Canva. Which is what I use for the majority of my little graphics on my website. There's a whole host of functionality AND, most importantly, it's free to use and doesn't take a genius to work out how to use it. Believe me when I say that I… Continue reading The Next Destination – the revisions begin!
So, for some reason the above picture didn't want to upload on my post the other day about An Unlikely Betrayal. But nevertheless, I have rectified the mistake so now we have some continuity going on. The above is a potential aspect of what the front cover of An Unlikely Betrayal could look like. I… Continue reading An Unlikely Betrayal – First Round of Edits
Everyone! So, as some of you may know, over the past two weeks I have been working on a small novella that I am going to be going all out on. The title of the novella is going to be: An Unlikely Betrayal. As it turns out, I finished it in 16 days, and the… Continue reading An Unlikely Betrayal – Detective Thriller Novella
Woohoo! A few weeks ago (or maybe it was days, I don't know) I told you all about this amazing LEGO Card Collection that I was doing, like the big kid I am. Well, I have good and exciting news - it is now complete. I come home from work to find the last remaining card on… Continue reading LEGO! – Mission Complete!
Morning, afternoon, evening everyone - depending on which part of the world you're in! Hope you all had an inspirational week? For me, it's not necessarily been inspired, but it has been productive... more to follow below. If you're ever lacking inspiration, look no further than the budding lot below - constant sources of inspiration… Continue reading Weekly Wednesday Winspiration: 21st June
How long have I been down here? I don’t know. Two days. A week. Six years. My whole life? It feels like it. How old am I? Shit, I don’t even know how old I am. Maybe I really have been locked in here since I was born. Do you feel this way? Of course… Continue reading 100 Words or Less: The Cell
Okay, so for the past few weeks now in the UK, LEGO have had some sort of promotion thing with Sainsburys, whereby for every £10 you spend, you get a small pack of 4 LEGO cards. The cards are different LEGO characters and in total, there are 140 cards to collect. So far, I have… Continue reading LEGO!
GENERAL OVERVIEW: Daniel Arenson’s first instalment of his Dawn of Dragons trilogy, Requiem’s Song, is a fantastic tale about weredragons who are hunted and slain by their fellow man. The weredragons are seen as a disease among humankind and thus must be eradicated. The story follows the tales of multiple weredragons in their quest to… Continue reading Requiem’s Song, by Daniel Arenson – Book Review
Below, are a list of my top 5 quotes and why. Not too sure what inspired this, but enjoy! The first is perhaps the most pertinent to me. During my placement year, I've learnt not to take things too seriously; if something goes wrong it's not the end of the world and it is certainly… Continue reading My Top 5 Quotes To Live By.
Another week has come and gone, ladies and gentlemen. It's been a bit of a busy one for me. Work has picked up slightly, I've been to a Festival, and I've been busy writing away on a novella that is going to be a prequel to my Thrilling Detective Series. As usual, we begin Weekly Wednesday… Continue reading Weekly Wednesday Winspiration: 14th June