Category Archives: Creative Writing MA

Burn Out

Around a year ago I embarked upon a module called Planning The Novel for my Creative Writing MA. It was at this point that I began to think about the characters, the setting and the plot of my novel to … Continue reading

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Should You Tell People You’ve Finished Your MA?

In an earlier blog I discussed the perils of revealing that I was writing a novel. I suggested that at least my MA course might help to lend some legitimacy to my writing endeavours. Now that I have completed my … Continue reading

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One Week On

It’s been just over a week since I completed my MA. How am I doing? Well, after spending so much time revising and polishing my dissertation, I have had to proceed into unchartered territory: I have had to start making … Continue reading

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Life After An MA

I have drifted off the social media radar in recent weeks. No blogs, no #sentencesaday, no feet appearances on Facebook. This is because I’ve been hard at work on my MA dissertation.  The deadline has now been met.  I have … Continue reading

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No Time To Blog

Dissertation deadline looms. Twenty to forty thousand words by the middle of September. Okay, that’s a long way away still, but I’ve got children breaking up from school and a holiday in Portugal to be cracking on with.  Not to … Continue reading

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