Shelley, Welsh, Nabokov: The Dream Authors Panel with Eventbrite

This week, I was inspired by Eventbrite – a platform that allows event organisers to plan, promote, and sell tickets to events and publish them on social media – to come up with my dream panel of authors, dead or alive, to hear talk about their particular genre and bestselling books. I have used Eventbrite […]

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Glasgow Film Festival: Personal Shopper

Published by Glasgowist. Olivier Assayas’s Personal Shopper, starring Kristen Stewart, gives audiences an alternative look at the paranormal. This film is one that is hard to distinguish in terms of genre as we flit between moments of suspense building, uncomfortable silence, and that tense, eerie feeling that someone is watching you (characteristic of Hitchcock). Yet, […]

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Interview on Scran, Trainspotting and more with Pendora Magazine

Earlier this month, I was approached by Pendora, an online literary magazine, to be interviewed about my little short story series, Scran, as well as Trainspotting, Scottish literature and more. A big thank you to Himanshu Goel for conducting the interview. Here is what we talked about: Q. Just going through your blog and social […]

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Scran: Self-Published Series of Short Stories

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to be awarded a Vacation Scholarship by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and chosen to be a Research Intern by the Research Interns at Strathclyde programme to research 21st century Scottish literature and to write and self-publish my own series of Scottish short stories. I […]

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Writing Diary: Mid-Internship Blog

I am now half way through my summer project with the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland to write and self-publish a series of Scottish short stories. As part of my accompanying internship with the Research Interns at Strathclyde programme, I had to write a mid-internship reflective blog talking about the challenges and successes […]

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moon child // Summer Update

So, it’s not *technically* summer yet. But when it’s 30 degrees in Scotland, it is summer. My classes have come to an end and I (luckily) only had one exam which is all done and dusted, so I’m finished for third year and off until September. Internship Knowing I’d have a lot of time off […]

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Best to Binge Watch: Father Ted

Published by The Strathclyde Telegraph. Timeless cult classic Father Ted is a quirky, kitschy ‘90s comedy (the brainchild of Graham Linehan who also created The IT Crowd) mixing the self-reflexive with absurdity, slap-stick, and digs at religious scandals and hypocrisies to create a truly original, stand-alone sitcom revived again and again by generations of comedy […]

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moon child // Creative Nonfiction Published by Quotidan Literary Magazine

My second piece of writing published in the current issue of Quotidian literary magazine went live this week! I’m so excited to have my flash creative nonfiction piece ‘Thunderstorms and Midge Swarms‘ published with Quotidian. You can now find this piece in the current issue section of the Quotidian website – along with my other […]

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moon child // ‘Sonder’ Published by Quotidian Literary Magazine

I’m so excited to have my short story ‘Sonder’ (definition: the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own…) published online by Quotidian literary magazine! I had a lot of fun writing this piece as it is quite different from the kind of fiction I usually write […]

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‘moon child’ Fiction Published in Germ Magazine

Happy new year, everyone! It’s been a great start of January for me and I’m on my way to fulfilling one of my New Year’s resolutions (get more fiction published) as I’ve just found out that, ‘The iBrain’, a short story I wrote when I was 18 in my first creative writing semester at university, […]

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