Writing the Grey

The one problem all of us humans have is putting things in categories of either “right” or “wrong.” You can see that on the internet especially, am I right? Go down to the comments section and it’s hell. Somehow it always ends up being an argument on religion or politics. It finds itself everywhere, even in the most obscure topics.…
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My love and hate for Open-Mic events

I attended one yesterday: the celebration of the spoken word. I had been to many before, where I felt welcome and where, ultimatley, I grew. Living with my boyfriend now, and going to the same university, I thought he’d enjoy an open-mic as well. He is a soul that appriciates art a lot. It ended up being a shame. There…
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Back to Leicester and its Literature

I have arrived back at De Montfort this week, and so I can finally delve back into appriciation of culture. The Everybody’s Reading Festival has started today and will carry on through the week, with many free sessions (and free books!) it’s a good stop for any book worm or (if you’re like me) a frugal fun seeker. Peter Flack…
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Precious Sea

Shells lay listening, letting the sea sing, and you, lay quiet too as sea foam rose and cuddled your feet.   My necklace clucked. Amber and shells; heart on hand to you. I swallowed salt and your soul was air.   Purity foam. It calmed shivers; turning them into a song. Still tingling your toes, as they too are precious…
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Want to write? Watch movies!

“Read books,” is the number one writing advice you will find on the web, and on creative writing courses. It’s a corner stone, as obvious as researching your target market in business. How are you supposed to write books if you don’t read any? The truth of the matter is, that more than anything, watching films can help you. Why?…
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