I’ve had me a girl-interrupted turn these last few months. When your life comes to a full stop for a considerable period of time it’s hard to pick up the threads of the life you had before, as they seem to have drifted off in the wind somewhere. This is both liberating and disorientating. We … More Gone Fiction-ing
If you were wondering, I did not spontaneously combust in awkward embarrassment last night. In part because the show ran really late, and reading last, I was tired beyond even registering what I was reading. That and the fact I had edited and practiced reading so much beforehand it had all become an academic exercise … More The Erotica Files
So, this should be entertaining for ya’ll – one way or another…. I’ve agreed to read – out loud… in public – an erotic short story I wrote. It’ll be part of some big hullaballo with lots of other artists and performers (most of whom probably like doing public readings) so should be a great night of … More See Valerie Blush
A hot shot writers prompt this weekend (one word cues a 5 minute writing sprint) got me writing the first poem I’ve concocted in nearly a year – yes ten tragic poetically void months. So here it is, comments by other writers on the same prompt pending, and hopefully your poetic responses too. Let’s spark … More Sohbet – hot shot: humiliation
Right, so while I was there to watch my friend’s desperate (and successful) eleventh hour crunch to get his 50,000 words in before the midnight deadline–fuelled and inspired by truly awful ninja movies (I think perhaps other people’s bizarre and reckless storywriting gives you permission let go on your own giant brain dump) I was … More Celebrating My Failure!!!