I thought this would have been published a year ago, but life rarely pans out how we predict or would prefer, does it?
Six months ago, I thought my anthology was finished. I was thrilled that my first book was done and dusted, I started looking for an illustrator for the book cover. A week later I was working on my unfinished novel, Basilar and realised Orphic needed a drastic change. So hear we are, heading towards 2019 and I'm only just putting the finishing touches on my short story collection.
Taking the time to edit and reflect made me discover my writing goals with some new clarity. From witches to dragons to talking animals, I've embraced the world of fantasy and allowed a smoother transition to my novel.
I will be the first to admit I primarly identify as a fiction writer, but in the age of instant everything, the short bursts of words is a freeing form of writing. However, I often create characters and write poetry based on their relationships, hopes, fears and personality. How many poets out there, are soley drawing on their personal experience?