Get inspired: week 9

Get inspired: week 9

Dreaming of reality (Get Inspired, week 9) It’s cute how people try to break everything down into manageable chunks. It’s like watching a five-year-old doing a jigsaw, and turning that last piece of sky around five times to get it to fit in a four-sided...
Writing myths: slay the dragon

Writing myths: slay the dragon

Writing Myths that need slaying I must write something other people will like and approve of. No. A thousand times no. As Oscar Wilde put it “You can always judge a man by the quality of his enemies.” Write your truth. If it pleases everyone, chances are high you’re...
Get inspired: week 8

Get inspired: week 8

Invocation error (Get Inspired, week 8) Error: you have cast an undefined invocation. “Told you the pentagram was too wiggly,” Toluk muttered. I glared in his general direction. The damned neon error message that had engraved itself on my retinas meant...
Get inspired: week 7

Get inspired: week 7

Valentine’s colours (Get Inspired, week 7) I hate those pink and white balloons in the stores around Valentine’s Day. They always remind me of blood on the snow. I was trying to run, but the snow was so deep that all I was doing was exhausting myself. Now,...
Get inspired: week 6

Get inspired: week 6

Commuting. Always a problem (Get Inspired, week 6) Ever had to queue for a bus while the Wild Hunt rides through? Not a metaphor. They say that if you can’t see the Hunt, the Hunt will ignore you, but there’s only so much interest I can pretend in Facebook...