A Blank Page Is A Wonderful Thing

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I’ve always enjoyed writing ever since English class at Bathgate Academy in my hometown in Scotland. I loved how honest Mrs Watson was with me. She couldn’t praise my review of Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange enough yet advised to to stick to short stories (HERE and HERE) and experiment with poetry.

I used to hate poetry but now I understand it, I love the freestyle type best suited to my personality. Writing a book is simply a no go area. I’ve tried longer stories but end up bored and lost all direction. I’m like what am I writing about again?

If I get the old ideas block I don’t get in a flap anymore. It’s healthy and natural for the brain to want to rest itself from composition. Netflix and chocolate instead of block editing and featured images. A break to enjoy other activities and WordPress…

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