What is Sera Reading? Anatomy of a Soldier

Parker’s writing in this book is phenomenal and nothing is wasted. I was astounded at how much I learnt and understood from this book despite having zero military knowledge. click to read more.

Introduction to Screen-Printing.

Screen printing arrived in Europe in the 18th century, but it was slow to catch on as a fabric printing method owing to the high cost of silk mesh at the time. Once the Silk Road made imported silk more affordable, screen printing gradually became a popular way to print fabric. By the early 20thContinue reading “Introduction to Screen-Printing.”

What About Raymond Carver?

Though Raymond Carver published only a handful of books in his lifetime, he is often considered one of the great American short story writers. Debate still exists as to whether to consider Carver a minimalist for his frequent use of sparse language, a voice of the working class for his commitment to ‘ordinary’ characters, orContinue reading “What About Raymond Carver?”

Listening to Alexis Deacon

Listening to Alexis Deacon born in New York this award-winning illustrator and writer loves storytelling “I always knew I was going to be in illustrator because sharing and trying to communicate was so important to me. understanding of the stories help us to do that” Alexis’s number one tip for writers: “start as close toContinue reading “Listening to Alexis Deacon”

The Well; An Artist Date

   As any working or struggling creative person knows some days we are all out of inspiration. Maybe it’s writers block or as my best friend calls it “brain paralysis moments” but you just look at your work and think I’ve done this before. I have no original ideas left? Well then you must beContinue reading “The Well; An Artist Date”

In conversation with EIMEAR MCBRIDE

We were not permitted to take photos so this is a stock photo. Thanks to an email from Wolverhampton University I was able to tag along to an event by the Transcultural Research Centre. Eimear McBride is an Irish novelist whose first book A Girl is Half-formed Thing has won Irish novel of the yearContinue reading “In conversation with EIMEAR MCBRIDE”