Shhh! I’m not even *here* yet!

I am, Yet where I am None really knows Betwixt am I And full of coded woes For who am I To knock on WordPress’ door A Blogger blogger? Outlier? What for? Allow me To enlighten you With what I found When I came here to this place And looked around That Thing Th’elusive THING…

A-Z April: Villanelle

There are those bonkers moments when someone comes up with something so truly outrageous, you find yourself in the middle of a sharp intake of breath before you’ve truly had time to process the moment. It was such a moment when I put out my cry for help to find 26 suitable writing styles to…

A-Z April: Urban Fantasy

Oh, do you remember what happened in my Cliffhanger? And how I was surrounded? Do you remember the darkness of Noir and the vile invention – the Bodysnatcher – which with beams too strong to mention perhaps undid a cyclist in the woods and turned her into dust, because it could – and merely to…

A-Z April: Telegram

My thanks to Jen, of Driftwood Gardens for thinking me into a T: Telegrams – the oldest form of text message, sent only in case of importance (for they were costly per word, and needed paring back to their most succinct), and often received under tragic circumstances, particularly in wartime. I looked at the date…

A-Z April: Jingles

I have Cyn of Cynking Feeling to thank for giving me the topic of Jingles today. I had several suggestions for Journals, but yaknow what – I do that style of post often enough. I wanted something NEW and EXCITING. I was hoping it would be a BRAVE STEP. I was wondering if it could…

Soulmates

I write a lot about my friends. Mostly because they’re lifeblood to me. I’m absolutely, 100,000,000% a ‘people person’ and it’s within relationships that I thrive. I’m absolutely blessed to have made so many wonderful friends, all with differing degrees of (geographical and emotional) closeness, and where I’m luckiest is that I feel that I…