Personal and Other

The College Interview

Last year I lived in Portsmouth, a city on England's south coast. The most densely populated urban area in Western Europe, if you believe Google - more dense than Inner London. It didn't really suit a loner like me, but I still came to love the place, and it was great hearing the raucous chant… Continue reading The College Interview

What I Wrote

What I Wrote In February 2020

Hello and welcome! You're very lucky, because this is my first monthly update to feature my new and swanky word tracker chart. There's no hiding for me: every single word I wrote (and didn't write) is recorded on the graph below. Oh, and if you're interested in what I wrote last month, here's that post.… Continue reading What I Wrote In February 2020

Fantasy, Worldbuilding

How To Write Fantasy Creatures

We all want to make our readers marvel at the detail and beauty of the worlds we create, and one of the best ways to do this is to show the daily lives of the people who live there. In a rural setting, most of their lives will be dominated by farming crops and rearing… Continue reading How To Write Fantasy Creatures