I realised some time ago that I completed 13 years of blogging around January or March (archives on […]
I created my writing habit by performing it over a decade (and still continuing). When I first started […]
If Saruman is the stupid shit people say, I have often found Grima Wormtongue is the use of […]
August 2019 was a crappy month. I’m just emerging from nasty fevers of the body and mind and […]
Before the definitive version of Blade Runner was due to be released in April 2015, Michael Newton re-reviewed the film for The Guardian, […]
One of my favourite essays of all time – insofar as that’s a legitimate category – is one […]
There’s no perfecting writing. It will always teach you about how to structure your paragraphs, which words to use where, what style or voice or inflections to adopt, or how best to tickle your audience. At the same time, you can see yourself getting better piece after piece. It’s the perfect drug.