(Guest Post 1) What is this? Endlessly long titles with unnecessary amounts of layers, with a hint of shitty British humour on Writing By JEM? That’s not the usual style! What has happened?! Has the Universe been inverted and JEM as you know it has been transformed into a strange alternate version? No, nothing as … Continue reading Things *you may or may not know* About JEM – Told from the Perspective of her Fruitcake Roommate (that’s me, if you hadn’t guessed)
So the first person to help me on my journey to being a writer is my mum. From a young age she has always encouraged me to keep going, even when I was having bad days and completely hated writing with a passion. She also, throughout my whole life, has complimented my work, even as … Continue reading Who helped me become a writer?
So, a little while ago, a friend and I decided that we would stay in our university’s library to try and get some work done since we both need to. We decide that if we wanted to go home the last bus was at 11:30 so we could leave by then and get home and … Continue reading Why pulling an all-nighter in the library is the best worst idea ever!
So the big thing that happened in my life this year was that my university stopped my creative writing course, luckily for me and my class mates they would allow us to finish our course, I also found out that a few other creative courses where cut too. This frustrates me. Not only am I … Continue reading Why creative writing and other arts are important.
The joys of being in second year of university is that you get to live in a house with a bunch of your friends for dead cheap, if you find the right place. Unless you live with a bunch of complete weirdos..... in which case it's bloody hilarious. I live with a bunch of creative writing … Continue reading Living with friends
As someone who strives to become a professional writer, to the point of studying it for three years with another two years to go, I can explain as to why being a writer and why writing sucks. Now don’t get me wrong, I love writing, like beyond love it, I love it to the point … Continue reading Why being a writer sucks!
Daydreamers are unique. You can make assumptions about them all you like but they are still unique. They aren’t lazy or bored or not simply paying attention, they are using their heads more than most people are in a single day. They can dream up worlds and situations quicker than most people can. They can … Continue reading “Daydreamers.”
The little girl had dragged her father around every flower shop in the city, she seemed to get more and more desperate in her search for something. And once again they were stood in a flower shop staring at the flowers, the little girl filled with determination and the father stood trying not to be … Continue reading “Happy Valentines Day ___”
What if I told you a secret that you couldn't tell anyone else? A life changing secret that could affect everyone around you. One that would affect your whole entire world. Would you believe me or ignore it? Would you simply not want to hear it in the first place? Would you tell people the … Continue reading “Secrets.”
Dragons exist. If you don't believe me, just look around. The majority of people have one nowadays.You don't see them? Well, that's because you don't have one. Don't worry, though, that just means you are one of the lucky ones.Some people are born with dragons and some get theirs at a later date. Dragons are … Continue reading “Dragons.”