Back to Life, Back to Reality

A few nights ago I found one of my old diaries from that brief period in my life when I would confide my innermost thoughts to a notebook every day. I noticed that during periods away from the daily routine, I had a tendency to make plans, dream dreams and vow that things would be… Read More

Fear of Success Vs. Fear of Failure

Over the last couple of days I’ve thought a lot about my childhood writing dreams and why they ended up where they did. Confined to a ‘one day, when I have enough money/time’ future. For years I told myself I was just lazy/didn’t want it enough/the dream had run its course, but it was always… Read More

When I Grow Up, I Want to be a Writer

‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ It’s a question we expect as children. The older we get, the more we dread it. We quickly learn that some answers are acceptable and some are not. Of course, the answer that leads to popping champagne corks and clapping of hands at home may… Read More