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Make joy instead

Make joy instead

Further to my last post, I keep thinking about why I struggle with the idea of achieving something, or ‘making it’ in a creative field. I guess it’s two hallmarks of my generation: firstly, that fame is the chief and desirable marker of success, and...
Creative surge

Creative surge

It’s funny looking back on the directions one’s life might have taken. Sliding doors moments, I guess (I think I have said before how much I hated that movie but the idea is still an interesting one). What if…I had chosen art instead of music at high...
100 days of practise

100 days of practise

Well Jessie from Symphonic Band challenged me to 100 days of practise over on Instagram and because I’m a sucker for a challenge and really need to work on levelling up my flute playing this year, I accepted. It’s not a new year’s resolution because...
NaNoWriMo: the end…or is it?

NaNoWriMo: the end…or is it?

So I haven’t done much more work on Sarah Grace since my last post, which is a shame. From here on in, I think my best thing is to do as many wise writers advise and just write something every day. I know Karen and Kathleen try to write 100 words a day as a...