Writing about not writing

I’ve been getting genuinely quite concerned about my brain recently. It doesn’t seem to produce any thought, it just receives information (and a barrage of negativity) from the Internet. Sometimes I can practically feel it frying. I really want to get back into writing again, but the truth is I have written nothing creative – … Continue reading Writing about not writing

Excuses for Not Blogging

I don’t have time. (Because I just spent an hour going from one form of social media to the other. Not even interacting, just seeing posts other people have liked and comments that make me despair.) I don’t have the energy. (OK, this is often true, but some people seem to manage to hold down … Continue reading Excuses for Not Blogging

Once Upon a Time… I Was Creative

My brain needs a workout. When I was younger, I could sit down for an hour and produce six poems. Fair enough, they would too often take a teenager’s fascination with morbidity coupled with some truly terrible metaphors, but at least it was some words on a page. And occasionally, I produced something that I … Continue reading Once Upon a Time… I Was Creative