In my free time, I've been working on a new short story, based off an old plot that formed part of my play "Sonder". Here's an extract from the first chapter, which seems to mostly revolve around sweat... Anyway. Let me know what you think! “Ladies and gentlemen. This is the 12:15 Stansted Express service… Continue reading At First Sight Extract (Sweat)
So this is incredibly exciting: First off, Excel spreadsheets for word counts are an absolute dream, and sort of my life at the moment. But more importantly, after a hard few days work, I now find myself over 10,000 words and three chapters in to the book I'm working on. It's tough, and I'm still… Continue reading Novel Update and Extract
From looking at my previous work, it seems there are two topics I love to write about - the strange nature of human interaction, and cereal. Here's an extract from the piece I'm working on which discusses both: "People die every second, and for them, or their family members or loved ones or whoever,… Continue reading Novel Extract – Chapter One
So. This was it then. The kind of heart in the mouth moment that feels like it's the defining point in your life so far. I felt that all too familiar pit in my stomach. You know that feeling when you're stood in front of something that you know is about to change everything? I… Continue reading So obviously playwriting and poetry isn’t enough for me. In an attempt to expand my writing, I’ve been trying to adapt one of the stories from my play ‘Sonder’ into a book. Here’s the first paragraph from what I have so far.