I have been on the move for most of the last few weeks, as I (hopefully) await all the paperwork on my new flat going through. It’s been an unsettling time, and I haven’t always been able to write, which has been frustrating, as my time has been focused on paid work, house hunting and looking for spots with good wi-fi.
Still, being back has spurred some memories, and I have been rereading the lengthily titled Art & Soul, Reloaded: A Yearlong Apprenticeship for Summoning the Muses and Reclaiming Your Bold, Audacious Creative Side, a book that I always find inspiring. It’s a little too heavy on the write every day mantra that I would like to see killed by fire, but author Pam Grout also makes some excellent points – on just being creative for the sake of it, and not waiting for permission. She also talks about the use of blogging as a way to build a platform. Now, I am not sure I am savvy enough to build any kind of ‘platform’ but it did make me think that I could work out my writing muscles and utilise all the bloody time I am spending walking around Newcastle by blogging about it, so I started a blog about coming home, called The Prodigal Geordie
Feel free to check it out!
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