Scratchings on the Page

Thoughts, Stories and Randomness from the mind of a writer



And on a happier note

My corset arrived last week, and I have a non-uniform day on Friday, so guess what I'm wearing? Brown brocade with brass fastenings, a white blouse, this kind of cyberpunk skirt if I can get to TK Maxx on time.... Continue Reading →


Mortal Engines Film!!!!!

Peter Jackson is going to be producing and writing the script for a film adaptation of Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve (aka one of my favourite books of all time!)! It's going to have tonnes of Lord of the Rings... Continue Reading →

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

I'll come straight out and say it: if I had read the book, nothing would have convinced me to go into that cinema. As it was I spent large portions with my eyes closed and my ears blocked. It was... Continue Reading →

Why fantasy?

Fantasy is what I read. It is also what I write. But why? Why, of all the genres in the world, have I chosen the most impossible one to maybe my mark in? My family doesn't read it. My friends... Continue Reading →

I’m making a corset!

It's an awful picture, but before you you see the beginnings of my sewing magnum opus. Obviously it's just a prototype because I'm not stupid enough to immediately dive into working with a fancy brocade or faux leather, but I... Continue Reading →

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