Welcome to my glorious come back! Today, I’m talking about comparisons, nesting dolls, and young adult fiction. Which, as far as Rebecca Gibson glorious comebacks go, is pretty effing on brand. Onto the main event. Earlier this week I was in a pretty epic brain-funk (aren’t we all right now?) following some rejection and…the general … Continue reading Comparisons, Nesting Dolls, and Learning From YA Fiction
It’s that time of year again. The time where everything is obnoxiously pink and people think snogging while others are eating their damn dinner is fine. I’m perpetually single (big surprise!) and one of the things I get annoyed with is the ‘what a waste’ comment. As if me not falling in love with a … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Love: Valentine’s And The Greeks
Right now I’m a walking (sitting) cliche. I’m in front of my iPad and keyboard in a coffee shop with a glass of mint infused water and a falafal wrap on order. Who even am I? What has city life done to me? I can’t afford to be here, I’ll have to cut back in … Continue reading Writers’ Block: The Opposite of an Advice Post
OK, so I should post something to let you know I’m still alive and kicking. I’M ALIIIIIIIVE. Life got crazy for a while. It still is crazy. My head’s full to the brim and I feel frantic pretty much always with how desperately I want this Edinburgh move to work. Please, let it work. My … Continue reading A Life Update and AWOL Explanation
I’ve spoken in previous posts about social media and how it has both a light and a dark side. It’s fantastic for connecting people but it’s also unfathomably addictive. To narrow this discussion down even further, today I’m going to talk specifically about phones. It's how you're reading this right now, isn't it? I only … Continue reading Phones, Social Media, and the #Offline48 Challenge
Despite being what a teen novel would refer to as plain, I’ve never been shy of taking a risk. Or of doing things on my own. Frankly, I got tired of people standing me up. If I wanted to do the things, well, I had to just pull up my socks and crack on alone. … Continue reading Taking Risks and Influencing…Myself?
We all want to do something we love. If we achieve that we’ll never work a day in our lives, right? So they say. The reality for most of us, though, is we often don’t get much of a choice. We need to do what pays the rent and those jobs are rarely in line … Continue reading Losing Your Identity to the Rat Race