A Guest At Thanksgiving

It had been fifteen, no seventeen years.  She saw him on the stream, just as she was about to uproot herself from the couch, eyes burning with fatigue and head swimming like she’d been drinking, but late night news was soporific enough to form part of her night time routine. All of it was aContinue reading “A Guest At Thanksgiving”

On Writing And Process

My forthcoming book Until She Sings represents a lot of things all together and I thought I would pop up and talk about my writing. Part of being productive is being organised and not just generating ideas but fleshing them out into finished work. My process has changed in line with experience and perspective, soContinue reading “On Writing And Process”

A Beast In Autumn – Announcement

I am announcing the forthcoming publication of an anthology of my poetry entitled ‘A Beast In Autumn.’ It will be available in ebook format initially and print on demand. More details are to follow. Thank you for your interest in my work and it is from this place, which prompted me to collect some ofContinue reading “A Beast In Autumn – Announcement”

Want to finish the story you started?

I know it’s tough when the words don’t want to go play in the fields of your imagination. Like a hunger pang which makes you question whether you’re capable of telling the story which lives inside you.  You call yourself an ‘aspiring writer’ but you just want to get it down, with the themes andContinue reading “Want to finish the story you started?”

Thorne – Origin

Thorne is my Dungeons and Dragons character, as I will be, after a long period, playing again. I thought I would share what I’ve written, and also it will serve as a record of the game itself, which I am looking forward to. I’m into the things I like without shame and role playing gamesContinue reading “Thorne – Origin”

Want to support my writing?

If you appreciate my work, and want to support me in a tangible way because it costs money to keep the lights on and things running, then please consider these as tangible ways to help me keep writing. https://ko-fi.com/mbblissett http://amzn.eu/faMdXe9 if you wanted to buy me something. Thank you so much, all the help isContinue reading “Want to support my writing?”

Tired of struggling with your unfinished stories?

I know it’s tough when the words don’t want to go play in the fields of your imagination. Like a hunger pang which makes you question whether you’re capable of telling the story which lives inside you.  You call yourself an ‘aspiring writer’ but you just want to get it down, with the themes andContinue reading “Tired of struggling with your unfinished stories?”

You’re Broken By Your Untold Stories

I know it’s tough when the words don’t want to go play in the fields of your imagination. Like a hunger pang which makes you question whether you’re capable of telling the story which lives inside you.  You call yourself an ‘aspiring writer’ but you just want to get it down, with the themes andContinue reading “You’re Broken By Your Untold Stories”

Feedback

I asked Tara, who regularly comments here about what she liked about my work, as I don’t get a lot of feedback. What she said was lovely, and in the spirit of sheer ego, and also to encourage more of you said the following: I like both your poetry and short stories. For your stories,Continue reading “Feedback”