I have moved — I have leaped from the comfort and safety of WordPress.com into the murky pond that is WordPress.org. I’m still on traceyupchurch.com but if you click on it, it will now take you to a different place. A cold, dark, scary place, where I sit in a puddle of my own making, frightened and alone, […]
Comment on collaborative fiction, online at Northwrite.
I’m probably not the only person who thought it would be nice to write fiction for a living. As a working mother, the benefits were clear; I would have a considerable degree of flexibility over when and where I could write, my research could be largely internet-based, and I could indulge in an activity that […]
This (go! look!) is gorgeous. It’s collaborative response poetry between Michelle Elvy and Walter Bjorkman, up at Northwrite. Love the reflections of humanity in the different seasons.
From where I’m sitting, I can see several clocks — on my desk, mantelpiece, computer, phone and watch, but I never truly appreciated them until I read LONGITUDE by Dava Sobel (and enjoyed the film, starring Jeremy Irons and Dumble Michael Gambon).
Have you seen this? Spine poems — making poems out of the titles of books.
We shook the plaster dust out of our hair, stepped onto a little boat, and sailed to the Scillies.
Where do you write?
I received an absolutely gorgeous surprise this morning; a package containing THE WORLD’S FASTEST FLOWER by Charlotte Simmonds, a beautiful and evocative book of poems from New Zealand, sent to me as a prize from this year’s Flash Mob.