• Fandom,  General,  Reviews

    The Key to Enjoying The Last Jedi

      Warning: this post contains MAJOR SPOILERS for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, so please do not read before watching the film if you want to avoid them. Image copyright – StarWars.com.   So the latest Star Wars blockbuster The Last Jedi has hit cinemas, the eighth instalment of the “saga” films following on from 2015’s The Force Awakens. And…

  • Fandom,  On Writing

    Read, Edit, Repeat

    Having less time to read is an unfortunate consequence of writing. It’s easy to prioritise getting your own words down on the page over reading the work of others, but over the past year and a half I’ve ruthlessly carved out more time for reading. Even though I knew my writing time would suffer as a result, modern life throws…