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Seven Years Ago

This was written in July 2016. I don’t know why I didn’t get around to posting it. Or finishing it, for that matter. But I’ve finished it, and here it is … (Oh, and if you’re wondering what ‘Because I Can’t Write a Novel‘ is all about, click the link to be taken to the start … ) I was drunk seven years ago today. My TimeHop reminded me of that when I woke up this morning. I was drunk and sat in a paddling pool in my friend’s back…

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Dear Diary …

Dated: Monday 11th July, 2016 I found this little beauty in the depths of my laptop, and I was going to delete it. It’s from ages ago – when Brown Eyes and I first started the make up / break up cycle. But I wrote it, and I said I was going to use my failed NaNoWriMo attempt to clear my backlog of stashed posts, so here it is …  (Oh, and if you’re wondering what ‘Because I Can’t Write a Novel‘ is all about, click the link to be taken…

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I Miss You. There I Said It.

I have no idea when I wrote this, but I found it therefore I’m sharing it. Not totally cheating my way to 50,000 words in November at all …  Because I Can’t Write a Novel – Day 5 I miss you. There I said it. Will you please leave me alone now? Will you please fuck off? I admitted defeat. You win. I miss you. I still think about you. You still get inside my head. I don’t know why. I can’t seem to make it go away, to make…

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Therapy Hour

Because I Can’t Write a Novel – Day Three I wrote this back in August. I felt kinda stupid for ranting some more, especially when it was all about the same damn stuff. I know I’m meant to be *writing* 1,667 words per day, but I did say I was going to share all my old stashed-away blog posts too! It still counts … right? 😉   **Warning** This post is over 2,000 words long. It’s basically a short story. I’ll totally forgive you if you give this one a…

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Would You Tell If … ?

Because I Can’t Write a Novel – Day Three This post has been sat on my desktop for months. I decided to finally finish it and use it in the spirit of ‘Because I Can’t Write a Novel’ It’s one of those age-old questions, isn’t it? Would you tell someone if you knew something that you thought they needed to know? For example, would you tell your female friend if you knew their husband / boyfriend was cheating on them? Would you tell your male friend if you knew their…

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Dear Bestie’s 20 Year BFF (Who Ruined Our Friendship)

Because I Can’t Write a Novel – Day Two I’ve been writing, editing, and deleting chunks of this post for the last three or four months. I don’t know what I want to say, or why I want to say it, but I clearly need to say something otherwise I wouldn’t have started writing it … In case you’re not up to date with the disastrous ending to the friendship of Bestie and I, you can find it starting here: The Monster Within …, before moving on to this little beauty: Shit…

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Because I Can’t Write A Novel – Day One: The Introduction

I really wanted to take part in #NaNoWriMo, and I did really well until the second week of the month hit and all my monthly struggles came at once. That and the fact that I have the attention span of a goldfish meant that my novel-idea didn’t last very long. With boyfriend drama, ex-boyfriend drama, non-paying clients (a real pain in the ass when you’re self-employed), Bestie trouble, house stress, mobile phone issues, and the fact that Christmas is just around the corner … Can you blame me for going…

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