Why Cake Is Like A Book

Why Cake Is Like A Book

Cake. Now I’ve got your attention, I’ll explain, but first, what’s your favourite? Do you tell your friends when you tasted cake that, oh my god, was so good?  Did they ask why you liked it?  How about holidays, food, and restaurants? ...
Fictional Assortment

Fictional Assortment

What’s everybody doing? Is your holiday reading different or do you stay with your genres but stack up the titles? The virus rules, spreading confusion with it. UK and world media chatter about post-pandemic but nobody really knows what that’s going to...
One Size Fits All

One Size Fits All

You’re trying to be original, but pivot on the idea of one size fits all. In other words, writing genre, but you still have to fail fast, fail often, and pivot, they say. Rinse and repeat until you find what readers like. Inspired by the early adopters of agile...
Ideas About Ideas

Ideas About Ideas

Do you believe in Carl Jung’s collective unconscious? To summarise, he believed we share a common inheritance of instincts, memories and archetypes. I think of it as a universally available lending library. It makes sense, but accepting that or not, where do you...
A Writer’s Pandemic

A Writer’s Pandemic

Many of us have done a writer’s pandemic for a year (by March), most of it in lockdown, yet in the UK, we may have to brace ourselves for another year of false starts and dashed hopes. How to keep busy and productive? I’ve no idea. Lives are turned upside...