Monthly Archives: July 2014

When you’re the only one who likes your story idea

“I don’t think it’s good for your head – if you spend a lot of time writing about a book, you probably shouldn’t be talking about it, you should be doing it.” Cormac McCarthy Last night on the phone my … Continue reading

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Confessions of an impatient writer

I hate waiting. I really do. When I want something, I want it to happen, and now, so I can go on to the next thing I want to happen. Maybe it’s because I’m American. We’re use to having everything … Continue reading

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My thoughts on my high school reunion and why I write what I write.

This year marks 20 years after my high school class graduated. There’s a whole reunion and everything. And, no, I’m not going. Aside from the fact that I’m all the way across the pond, I’m really not interested. Granted, I … Continue reading

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Dear Writer’s Block, It’s not you, it’s me …

Dear Writer’s Block, It’s not you, it’s me. The truth is, I was never really that into you. Sure, you have some appealing traits, like how you make me not to worry about anything other than when I take a … Continue reading

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Catch up before summer break

Things I’ve done lately: Watched the director’s cut of Alien at the Tyneside. Kept up with World Cup semi-finals. Watched Kasabian, Metallica, Jack White, and Dolly Parton at Glastonbury. (Lana Del Ray was so boring live.) Baked cupcakes for 4th … Continue reading

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