Tag Archives: Writing

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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On Creativity & Self-Promotion

When I first sat down to write this post, it was after spending a Sunday afternoon browsing A Beautiful Mess‘s blog and coming across an article about why it’s okay to promote ourselves. That article struck something in me. It was … Continue reading

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Submission Call

Space for rent! This is a fun place to share, get motivated and to let yourself be inspired by the cool, creative work of people just like you (and me!) who are putting themselves out there! We want your words, your photos, your … Continue reading

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2017: A Writing Odyssey

Writing has been a bit of a journey for me. As a kid, I loved writing stories. I’d write, re-enact, and dream of fighting dragons, armed only with a lightsabre, and 2 metres of strawberry liquorice. Then I hit secondary … Continue reading

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Journal Questions, Lists and Prompts

One of my favorite things is to sit down with a notebook and a cup of coffee and just write. Not to submit anywhere, not because of a deadline, not because I feel I need to prove to anyone that … Continue reading

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To Those About To Rock, We Salute You

There are 4 things I need to get by on this blue coloured marble we call earth. These are food, water, shelter and a series of sound waves which combine to form what is most commonly called “music”. Sure I … Continue reading

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A Poem Before I Go

I’ve been asked if I could try To make a list of things to do before I die, A request from a friend Of things to do before I end, But a simple thing to ask Can create a complex … Continue reading

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Submission Call

Space for rent! This is a fun place to share, to get motivated and to (hopefully!) feel inspired by the work of others! We want your words, your photos, your music and more! Written anything lately that you feel like … Continue reading

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How To Launch an Independent Magazine – Tips from the Experts, Part II

Welcome to Part II of How to Launch an Independent Magazine – Tips From the Experts! Marcus Wratten recently attended an event put on by Delayed Gratification and has compiled a brilliant list of the best tips he picked up! Read Part … Continue reading

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How to Launch an Independent Magazine – Tips from the Experts, Part I

Writer Marcus Wratten recently attended an event put on by Delayed Gratification and has compiled a brilliant list of the best tips he picked up!  Setting up an independent magazine is the dream. Setting up a successful independent magazine is … Continue reading

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