Tag Archives: Ideas

Short Story: Thesaurus and the Glistening Stones

I have always loved children’s stories, from Dr. Seuss to Roald Dahl. Children’s imaginations are so creative and accepting that the rules of story telling don’t always need apply. Quite simply context isn’t needed. A child will accept a multi-coloured … Continue reading

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10 Minute Tantrums: Candle

Candle My hand stands invisible in front of my face. I turn my head and yet the world seems to stand still. A blanket of darkness has covered the entire street with not even a howling moon to light the … Continue reading

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Ten Minute Tantrums: Dog

Dog A dolphin amongst corn, your ears praise the earth as they dance with each jump. Released into the fields, you seem to absorb the golden rays, and overwhelmed with light, release them the only way you know how…speed. Through high … Continue reading

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Ten Minute Tantrums: Train

Train We pack in, like marbles in a jar, filling every inch, moving and oscillating. What space is left is occupied with the smell of sweat and passive aggression. We ride this mechanical snake as it rattles and snarls. How … Continue reading

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On Expanding Your Definitions

I spent an evening recently cozied up with my latest issue of Flow Magazine. Flow is my jam, my one true love, my big, bright, wise book of constant inspiration. This is how inspirational Flow is. I was reading the … Continue reading

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10 Minute Tantrums: Coffee

A 10 Minute Tantrum for your day! The point isn’t to write perfectly, it’s just to get it all out. Read what Ed has to say about his ‘tantrums’ and then submit your own! Coffee Archaic buildings enclose the square. A … Continue reading

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On Declaring Your Intent

I’ve been re-reading Big Magic lately (for the 5th time) and every read through I get struck by some new sentence or thought that I somehow missed the first time around. (Even though it seems like every single word in my … Continue reading

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10 Minute Tantrums: Part II

10 Minute Tantrums is Ed’s new series where he clears his head and gets it all out on paper (and then shares it with the world!) Check out his first tantrums here! Pepper An inhale of breath, then a sharp … Continue reading

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Ten Minute Tantrums

I’ve been reading recently that it’s not important what you write but that you write. If you only ever write when you have ideas you will never coax out those thoughts which lay dormant, hiding behind your anxieties. As a … Continue reading

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