One Year On

This is must be the hardest one I’ve written yet. The word sits heavy on my tongue; it sticks to my cheeks like sand on wet feet; my throat tears, cut on its sharp edges. One year has passed, and yet the word felt easier to say then than it does now. I’m not sure…

Living with Emotional Abuse

I was in an emotionally abusive relationship. Seeing that written in black and white is hard to swallow. It’s… stark. Undeniable. My admission. I’m not sure I can formulate the words aloud just yet. I wonder if this is how an alcoholic feels attending their first AA meeting? It’s terrifying, yet cathartic. It has taken me…

My Trip to Hachette UK’s Inside Story Event

Back in September, I applied for a publishing event at Hachette UK. It was said to give an insight into publishing for those who were unsure and tried to reach those that otherwise hadn’t considered a career within the industry. The application process was simple: send your CV and write why you deserved to attend….