#IWSG: Favourite/Least Favourite Questions People Ask About Your Writing

A This post is for Alex Cavanaugh’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group. (For details on what that means and how to join, please follow the link). The first Wednesday of every month we all post our thoughts, fears, or words of encouragement for fellow writers, and celebrate, rather than commiserate, the neuroticism of the writing life. … More #IWSG: Favourite/Least Favourite Questions People Ask About Your Writing

The Adventure of the Failing Film Industry

On December 26th the latest addition to 221B Baker Street’s legacy drops in cinemas, courtesy of Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, and director Etan Cohen. But before anyone gets too excited, let’s take a sobering look at the trailer. Promoted as: ‘A humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and … More The Adventure of the Failing Film Industry

The Abdication of Keith Kogane

In what is fast becoming signature style, Season 4 Voltron opened with a seismic rift that ratcheted the current storyline up into ever-increasing stakes. Featuring a Keith-centric episode, the opening to the much anticipated instalment explored the real breakdown of Team Voltron through its acting-leader’s torn loyalties. Swearing it his personal mission at the end of Season … More The Abdication of Keith Kogane

Eight Great Stories/Novels About Mental Illness

As part of my undergraduate degree, I studied a module called ‘Representing Madness,’ which examined the portrayal of mental illness in modern and 20th Century Literature. Apart from being an inspiring and insightful module in its own right, it also opened my eyes to some phenomenal works, which captured the extremes of human pain and resilience … More Eight Great Stories/Novels About Mental Illness