All posts filed under: writing about blogging and blogging about writing

pilgrimage

Travelling / writing about blogging and blogging about writing

Not migration this time… In April I’ve travelled to a Creative Writing Retreat where we were invited to write a 100-word journal every morning. I’ve now followed the urge to re-read mine and found myself threading together bits of stories like those stones I found on a beach one day. Nowhere near as orderly… Two days of travel from London to the Isle of Iona: 3 trains, 2 ferries, 1 bus. Then 2 feet underneath the weight […]

manifesto pt 1 and 1/2

Manifesto / writing about blogging and blogging about writing

[thought in progress – not yet complete…] I know my tendency to make it long. and I knew that this would prove challenging when writing my manifesto because how would I ever find an end when surely there are endlessly many truth that deserve to be included? one evolving from another like an echo bouncing off long, narrow walls, always creating new and slightly different sounds. or the view on top of a mountain where […]

manifesto pt 1

Manifesto / writing about blogging and blogging about writing

on my morning jog I was musing over my recent commitment to manifestoing and how little progress I had made by now. when I first had the idea (see my last post) I was really excited by it, and that was partly because it was new territory: until that point the only manifestos I was aware of were the Communist Manifesto (which I haven’t read yet) and the ‘Mouldiness Manifesto‘ by one of my favourite […]

a response

writing about blogging and blogging about writing

this is my response the question So ‘Why do I blog?‘ was where I left it just before the turn of the year. Giving myself space to break out of what was threatening to become a dead habit. I was hoping that I’d find the answer by checking in with the experts: firstly, those of you that read my blog. Secondly, other writers, especially those that write about writing. I found some interesting things that […]