Monthly Musings from May

Which I’ve decided will be posted on the last weekend of every month because it fits into my schedule better!Life, the Universe and EverythingWell, it may have been May according to the calendar but Mother Earth clearly didn’t get the memo, which makes me sad, not to mention cold and quite damp. However there have … Continue reading Monthly Musings from May

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 10 – Sinking of the Lusitania

  On May 1st 1915, RMS Lusitania, flying the British flag, set out from New York, bound for Liverpool. On May 7th 1915 she was torpedoed by a German U-Boat just off the coast of Southern Ireland in the Celtic Sea. The explosive breach of her hulk coupled with a second, internal, explosion moments later … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 10 – Sinking of the Lusitania

Writers craft – Critique: What it is, why I want it, and why I offer it.

When I took my first tentative steps away from simply pouring out words into various notebooks and towards the possibility of sharing my work with other people, I signed up for a creative writing course with the Open University (back before the costs for anything but the really basic modules became prohibitive). As well as … Continue reading Writers craft – Critique: What it is, why I want it, and why I offer it.

Having said I shall be posting Monthly Musings, the question remains: On what should I muse?

And this is the question I am asking you, dear readers. I will continue to share a bit about what I’ve been up to in the monthly post but, on reflection, I've realised that I’d like the main part of the post to be a bit more interesting. I’m aiming for it to be a little … Continue reading Having said I shall be posting Monthly Musings, the question remains: On what should I muse?

Monthly Musings (previously known as Words for the Week)

Before I start I must say that, yes, the change in title does mean the obvious. As well as going on a fic and meta posting hiatus whilst I study like a mad woman (see State of the Ficcery for a wordier explanation), I’m reducing my personal posting as well. From now on I’ll be … Continue reading Monthly Musings (previously known as Words for the Week)