Writing, writing, writing…

A couple of months ago, I enrolled on an online course to try to prod myself into doing a bit more writing.  It was a fiction writing course that was particularly focussed on character description and development.  Along the way, there were some short exercises (typically only a few hundred words) that were intended to cover a few different areas of character writing. The course finished a while ago, but I’ve still got my writing …

Oh well…

OK, I admit.  It’s taken me nearly seven months to get around to doing the bit of tidying up and sorting out that I planned but I’ve finally reappeared around these parts, having picked up a shiny new theme and the best of intentions (yet again) to post more regularly. I think I’ll leave it at that for the moment.  Don’t want to go crazy all at once…

Welcome!

Hi there, you’ve reached the little corner of the web that I call home.  Well, one of my homes anyway.  I’m Adrian and I work as a freelance writer, musician and photographer (in varying proportions depending on what demands the most attention at any given time).  The menu up at the top right of the page (above the header image) has individual links to: Words – my writing (stories, articles, poetry, books). Music – my …

A bit of planned maintenance work…

I have just noticed that some tweaks and alterations that I made to this blog recently have stopped it working correctly and made it impossible to access older posts that don’t make it onto the front page.  I’ve also been planning on changing theme sometime soon anway, so… Don’t worry if things seem to be a bit broken around here for the next week or two.  It’s just me doing a bit more tweaking and …

Short Story: “Free will, right?”

Here in south-west Scotland, there are all manner of wonderful places to visit.  One that has a particular appeal for me is Wigtown.  I love Wigtown, because it is Scotland’s national book town and, well, you know me and books, enough said. There are some fantastic bookshops there, all of them delightful and capable of keeping me entertained for hours, wandering around the shelves, looking for this and that and even occasionally finding it.  One …