My relocation to Brighouse is complete and I've just come back online after 3 weeks in the dark (meaning no internet). Being offline would've be the perfect time to isolate myself and write (right?). Well, I didn't. At least not as much as I wanted to. Moving homes was more stressful and time consuming than I thought, and … Continue reading Internet’s back!
Dear reader, you are hereby invited to The Manchester Anthology 2014 launch event at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester! What is The Manchester Anthology 2014, you might ask. It's an anthology with writing from every student graduating the Creative Writing MA at the University of Manchester; This event marks the launch of a … Continue reading The Manchester Anthology 2014 Launch Event
With a month left on my Creative Writing MA I'm tugging away at my dissertation and thinking of the past year that I've spent in Manchester. It's been amazing, frightening, difficult, and fun. Some of you have been in contact with me (via Facebook) inquiring how everything's going since I haven't been updating (which I … Continue reading MA coming to an end
... Of Semester 1! In less than two weeks I have my last Creative Writing workshop and then it's time to revise and edit like crazy before the January submission deadlines. I would like to say I am complaining (I really am stressed out) but it's fun to write and edit, to grow and improve … Continue reading The End Is Approaching
I am back! I am back from my break and sitting in my new residence in Manchester on an internet connection that went online last evening. How was my move? A nightmare, honestly. What was supposed to be a quick and easy flight to Manchester to sign our tenant papers, get the keys, and move in … Continue reading Vacation over!
It is the first day of September, and my last day (for now) in my apartment in Sweden. Tomorrow is the day that I move to Manchester and I've spent 2½ days cleaning so far. How jolly! Again, I wish I had more time to write this past month but I have spent most of … Continue reading Monthly update: September
I have some news for you. I have know what my future holds for a while but decided to wait before sharing. At the end of last year I decided to do an MA. After much research I applied to a few Universities, and after several interviews, e-mail exchanges, and much consideration of where I … Continue reading MA Creative Writing at the University of Manchester
Where have I been these past few days? Lots of places.It began with a visit to my girlfriend's parents, then we went to the most fairy-tale wedding I have ever been to. The wedding celebration lasted two days. I then went to Stockholm to visit my parents and listen to my girlfriend hold a presentation.Afterwards, I … Continue reading A week of travel!