After you leave/ under my boots, leaves crackle/ on dry grass.
Interested in writing or publishing a book? Keep in the know with latest news on the movers and shakers in the world of author-publishing. Just scoot over to the Alliance of Independent Authors for the headlines
Here are five reasons to support Secret Rose, my crowdfunding project. 1) You’ll be reviving WB Yeats as a writer of fiction. These stories have been neglected and underestimated by the critics. In the introduction to the book, I explain why these dramatic stories of national and personal vision, that have the flavour of folklore, deserve to be resuscitated. […]
Moon drawing/ back, curled and fading, among/ thrusting stars.
Hidden from others/ cradled in the stairwell’s curve/ a first kiss.
This is the final post in this regular “Be More Creative Guest” series. Going forward, Mondays will be devoted to “My Creativist Hero”, where one creativist praises the achievements of another. If you have a hero, whose life and work followed creativist principles, and you’d like to be included in the series, email me through […]
As I led/ him in, my bracelets tinkled/ a quiet tune.
There are seven main reasons why we are not as creative as we might like. All are a form of ignorance, a lack of knowing. 1. We don’t know how to create: nobody has taught us how. Society, school and workplaces favour a different kind of intelligence. 2. We don’t know what we truly want: we can’t […]
Cherry blossoming/ ornaments the swaying hair/ of the tree goddess.
“I placed a packing-case chair by the open window, and dipped through a volume of poetry, and anthology of English ballads, that had been marked at ninepence on an open bookstall in the Charing Cross Road. “But I did not read much. The sweet summer air, cool in the evening, seemed to blow a kiss […]