How do you distinguish between a good writer and a bad one?

Writing hasn’t exactly come easily to me over the past few weeks. I’ve spent a lot of my focused energy on trying to revise for exams and occasionally doing a little bit of creative writing, not much of it worthy for the public realm. Yet there’s something about coming to visit my Dad which encourages me to write (which is worrying, I should be studying!) … Continue reading How do you distinguish between a good writer and a bad one?

A Short Story: Laureate of an American Lowlife

A short story dedicated to the life of Charles Bukowski. Based on the following writing prompt: Strangers at a bus stop, trying to mind their business, are persistently engaged with by a chatty, seemingly homeless, man. The ridicule that came alongside refusing to follow the values which society held was what demoralised him. He didn’t mind the fact that he was different to those who … Continue reading A Short Story: Laureate of an American Lowlife

Film Review of To the Bone

Courtesy of Talkie Magazine, a film-related online publication whom I’ve recently founded and now edit and write for. Here is an example of one of my film reviews. See more of my posts here. Directed by Marti Noxon, the lady who created a series as amazing as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, I had high hopes for To the Bone. Courtesy of Rotten Tomatoes, the critic consensus of To … Continue reading Film Review of To the Bone

My First Physically Published Piece: Forgotten Football Giant

After sending countless emails and contacting an endless amount of sources, I managed to get my first article physically published into a newspaper. Small or big, I can’t begin to describe how proud I am of myself for getting my writing shared in the physical form. Additionally, the content of the article is the tale of an even greater success and one that is personal … Continue reading My First Physically Published Piece: Forgotten Football Giant