I’ve been spending time recently to freshen up my website because it’s spent the better part of the past year being neglected like countless Tamagotchi from the nineties. But after moving to a new website host and installing a new WordPress theme you’re now looking at the funky-fresh new website of yours truly.

I’ve been in a writing drought of late. Prior to posting an entry on the new Doctor the other day (Spoilers: Jodie Whittaker was AWESOME!) I hadn’t done much in the way of writing since late February. I won’t bore you with the details. Instead I’ll sum it up by misquoting Jeff Goldblum.

Jeff Goldblum Life Uh Gets in the Way

Cheers, Jeff. Couldn’t have said it better myself.

That said, today I made the effort to sit down and bash out some words in an attempt to trick my brain into wanting, hell, needing to write again. I say needing because when I was putting out my stories prior to this year it was like a need, a compulsion even. I had stories burning away in my brain that I had to get out and see realised.

I’ve missed that feeling and I want it back.

So today I started small. Just writing the first things that came to mind. I’m not in the right frame of mind to knock out a new novel. I’m thinking of maybe starting with some flash fiction from Reddit prompts, working through to short stories to ease my way back in.

When I’ve got something worth sharing, I’ll post it on my blog. Hopefully this is a turning point for me and I’ll get a new groove on again.

The Emperor's New Groove

Exhibit A: Some chump with a new groove.