Category: Inspiration

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Merciless

Waiting on the roadside. What for? To be ticked off, Ground and minced, A pile of drying meat Left to rot and repel Everyone but hungry worms Obese, rolling heavily Yet famished, craving flesh. Is […]

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The Worm

A worm Lives in my throat Gnaws at the core The rotten apple Force-fed every day Eggs pregnant with doubt Wants me to shout Whenever they say ‘Hold your tongue’ ‘Speak not your mind’ It […]

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Finding Inspiration – Part One


You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfume and wear books 
like hats upon your crazy heads. – Ray Bradbury

All writing starts with words – your own, or someone else’s, but where does one find these words?

Do you remember the first book that had an impact on you? Was there a book in your childhood that had a significant influence that you didn’t notice at the time? What about classics – Austen, Dickens, Stevenson, James? Where to seek for inspiration beside between the covers?