Fast Friday 24/06/2016

Welcome to another week of ‘Fast Friday’ where I write about a few things I have been doing this week

What I am watching

I watch the film Straight Outta Compton this week, a film about the rap group NWA and the problems and controversy surrounding the group.  It was an interesting film and worth watching if you like rap music.  The only downside was it got a bit long winded and would have flowed better with 15-20 minutes of editing.


What I am listening to

I am really loving this remix of The Police ‘Every Breath you take’ and Snow Patrol ‘Chasing Cars’ into ‘Every car you chase’

I love both songs and they could easily be ruined, but they mesh so well.


What I am digging

business man wearing glasses reading a book

This blog post by G-Notes: How to become a writer is a fantastically detailed post on becoming a writer.  It is a long read so I suggest following the blog or adding the page to your favourites.  It may also be handy to take notes and focus on particularly areas of interested

It is written with examples of the fiction writer in mind, but it does have huge value in guiding the non-fiction writer too (unplugging, ‘read like a fucking demon’ and English study for example).


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