Hello everyone, I haven't written a post just having a chat in a little while. I have been in writing mode for a while and have enjoyed getting my creative juices flowing. However, I've found that it is proving very hard to read AND write at the same time. You see, I have been working… Continue reading Why I Haven’t Been Reading
I have been here for what seems like one hundred years. The trees have grown unbelievably tall and the cars now require no human intervention. People keep taking pictures of me as they go about their days. Some of them say hello. Most of them walk past without a second glance. I understand though. Until… Continue reading Time To Go: A Short Story
“The dream began the same as it did every other night. I was standing in my front room, not the fancy one, the normal one. I looked around and every corner of the room was dark. I glanced over to the tall bookcase to my left and it was...Impossibly dark. Like a shade of black… Continue reading My First Book : An Extract From “Project Delilah”
I want to sleep But I can't I want to dream But when I do I feel fleeting hope But then I am awake once again I want to live But I long for the comfortable nothing of death I want to be happy But when I smile it feels wrong I want to sleep… Continue reading Not Yet: A Poem
I live for the moment That tiny window when you just wake up And in that fraction of a second You feel Content Then you feel the weight of your world Descending Suffocating you Until the next morning I live for the moment Signed, Jen X
A Bit Of History I realised that is has been over a week since the birth of my blog, and I am yet to update you on the book I have been writing for the past 8 months. I started this blog to hold myself accountable and to document my journey with finally writing a… Continue reading My First Book Update: My Writing Journey Thus Far
“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” - Stephen King I chose this concept because it occurred to me that there may be people who have never read a physical book. There may be humans walking the planet as we speak, who have exclusively read e-books. That thought was a scary one for me to mull… Continue reading Tradition VS Convenience: Should Printed Books Be Left In The Past?
I think it is fair to say that I am a voracious reader. I also think it is unfair to say this has always been the case. I remember loving books at a young age. I would read them over and over again until the spines were so cracked you could barely make out the… Continue reading You Are What You Read: Top Five Most Important Books You Should Read Next