Nobody Tells This to Beginners This advice for young creatives (of any age) was given by Ira Glass in a 2009 interview. It resonated with me when I started writing and it’s still inspirational today. “Nobody tells this to people […]
Notes on Writing Weird Fiction Notes on Writing Weird Fiction is a short essay, written by H.P. Lovecraft, in which he explains his reasons for writing the type of story he has since become renowned for. It was written in […]
In this essay, I look at Nils Krogstad, a character from Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House, with the view of him being an “outsider” and how this status is used to expose shortfalls in the society of his time. I […]
Recently I’ve been using Instagram to bring together my love of books, film, and photography. The Witches of Eastwick (Novel: 1984, Film: 1987) #80s #80smovies #movies #books #bookstagram #movieadaptation #booklover #filmfan #moviebuff #witches #thedevil #occult #satan #jacknicholson #johnupdike #michellepfeiffer #auldnick The 1987 […]
Sonnet 116 – Let me not… by William Shakespeare Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends […]
My short story collection, Add me… and other warnings, is available on Amazon. You can grab a free copy this weekend (1st and 2nd of November) for your preferred Kindle device.
Finally, after one last intensive bout of editing, Dogcatcher is available in Kindle Store. Dogcatcher is a supernatural thriller set in rural Ireland. It tells the story of Samuel Legge, the village dogcatcher. He has recently received some news that has cast a shadow over […]
Foucault: A Graphic Guide is a fun little book, suitable for anyone interested in learning about the life and ideas of French historian and philosopher Michel Foucault; it is crammed full of amusing images and quick quotes, covering the breadth of […]