I want to start by saying Happy New Year and that I hope you enjoyed celebrating the festivities with family and friends. Let's all wish for a new year that brings you good health, wealth and an abundance of happiness. A quick update from my last post. I passed my Masters degree in Creative Writing … Continue reading It’s Time!
I still can't quite believe that it's two years since I began my Masters degree! In two days time we will find out our results. Am I nervous? Just a tad! We handed our final assignment in at the end of September. Feels like a lifetime ago. What have I been doing since then you … Continue reading 2 days to go!
So I have just finished writing Chapter Eight of my story, a week ahead of schedule. I'm so happy (and relieved) especially as, at the time of writing, I wasn't entirely sure where I was going with it. In writing this chapter I've opened up a new strand to the story, an unexpected one which … Continue reading Ahead of Schedule!
Well first of all, I still have a lot of work to do for my Masters Degree. I've just handed in my final academic piece, a Critical Commentary. From tomorrow I will start writing Chapters 6-8 of my story. I know I have mentioned it before but my final creative piece (15,000 words) is due … Continue reading What Will Be Next …
I'm onto the final stretch of my course now. The ending is coming ever closer ... 30th September. I'm just about to hand in another assignment. After this I have two smaller assignments and then the BIGGY of 15,000 words. There is still lots of work to be done but I feel I know Maddie … Continue reading The Final Stretch!
Last week we were invited to look at an Excursion Chapter for two weeks. I chose Script last year and really enjoyed it (added to the fact that it would compliment my Drama background), however, this year I decided to challenge myself. I have always shied away from Poetry because sometimes I find it hard … Continue reading Pleasantly Surprised!
Today marks the first day I have said out loud to someone that "I am a Writer" and I want to share my experience with you. I hope you don't mind! I went to the opticians today with trepidation because, ultimately, I know my eyesight has deteriorated with age. I'm not gonna lie to you, … Continue reading I am a Writer!
So I have just handed in my first assignment which means I have now finished Block 1 of my study year (there are 6 altogether). My first assignment is my first chapter. Fingers and toes crossed for a good mark! I am still undecided whether this will be a novella or a novel, time will … Continue reading An Update!
I'm pleased to report I have already made a start on the course materials for the new academic year. They went live on the 8th September, thankfully. For any new readers of my blog I am doing a Masters degree in Creative Writing. I have also made a start on my first assignment which will … Continue reading A Head Start!