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Writing

Writing a book – What’s it really like?

Almost one year ago I self-published my first novel, Misspelt Yoof, a coming of age story about a teenager who finds himself struggling to navigate bad influences and situations in the wake of his older brother’s untimely death. My first book started off as blog entries spanning back almost ten years. When I saw what […]

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Music Writing

Penmanship on point

I haven’t jotted down lyrics in a while. When that inspiration hits though, I need to grab pen and pad and just let the words flow. I was waiting in line at the bank today, which can take a while, and I was already playing around with a couple of rhymes in my head when […]

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Writing

Art Technique Form

I wrote this short essay for my friend’s zine because I know he loves skateboarding and art and the two are one and the same. Sort of. “It’s art. It’s technique. It’s form… It’s what looks good!” J. Dill, On the topic of skateboarding Skateboarders are naturally creative. They need to be. The world is their canvas […]