I’ve been listening to the cult BBC radio series Desert Island Discs for some years and have often thought about
I’ve been thinking about plot. A lot. Is plot essential? I believe so. Story is plot. Plot is inherent in story. When readers complain about the books they haven’t enjoyed, they will often say, “It just didn’t go anywhere. I got bored.” Readers want to dive in to story. As in life, we want to be enchanted, entertained, and most importantly, to be taken on a journey.
Three days ago, I made my way to Oxford’s Exam School to submit my 25,000 word creative portfolio You Have
I’m not much of a sunshine fiend, and get a bit antsy in the absence of intellectual stimulation. I’ve rebelled
I was in Oxford last week to attend a series of workshops as part of my Masters in Creative Writing. I
Look at these old photographs. They’re the kinds of photographs you can imagine adorning a mantelpiece or bedside locker. They’re
I’m a person who gets a kick out of being ever-so-slightly frightened, and is interested in unusual, strange experiences (I love to be purposely vague), and so I booked tickets for me and my friend Kam to visit the McKittrick Hotel in Chelsea for ‘Sleep No More’, an immersive theatre show produced by Punchdrunk Theatre. It was sensational.