I Hate Cheesy-Romance Films. I Don’t Hate 10 Things I Hate About You.

I Hate Cheesy-Romance Films. I Don’t Hate 10 Things I Hate About You.

10 Things I Hate About You is the best thing to come out of the 90’s. I’m biased. I fully admit it. I don’t like cheesy rom-coms because they bore me. But Ten Things I Hate About You isn’t like other rom-coms and you can pry it off my laptop hard drive from under my [...]

Flights of Fancy and a Writer’s Imagination

Flights of Fancy and a Writer’s Imagination

Possibilities A notice pops up in my inbox, something unexpected: a call for applications for a month’s writer’s residency in Granada, Spain, the city I first visited twelve years ago. Suddenly, I am transported there. I can fully imagine myself being the resident writer, speaking my intermediate-level Spanish, participating in local literary events, adding some [...]

Self-Publishing Your Poetry (or Other Writing-Related) Book

Self-Publishing Your Poetry (or Other Writing-Related) Book

Let’s be realistic here: the publishing market is tough. This can make the dream of holding your very own published book (that you’ve spent countless hours toiling over) in your hands a little…disheartening — but, hold on. Have you ever considered self-publishing before? Now, I know what you might be thinking: ‘Listen Leeza, that seems pretty [...]

‘The Unmade Sky’ – Poems by Ben Adams

‘The Unmade Sky’ – Poems by Ben Adams

the unmade sky these words touch on something lightly like a feather drawn through tall, dry grass - a figure crouched on wide and careful feet teasing their meaning from between time’s floorboards forehead resting on fingers interlocked and listening— - rising to pace the old house and place rough hands on a splintered windowsill [...]