Particle Storytelling…

Posted Posted in Quantum physics, Storytelling

I can’t deny it. I’ve got one foot in storytelling and another in science. I’ve always been interested in how people think and why people do stuff, and my training as a scientist places me perfectly to explore this, both through measuring and through understanding. This is because science itself is not the rigid, contained […]

Change is good…

Posted Posted in Change, Fiction, Manchester, Philosophy, Psychology, Storytelling

It’s been a funny couple of weeks with a couple of u-turns. The most significant was my return to fiction writing. I decided on a change of genre and wrote a psychological thriller – they say write what you know! I ‘d had a big break from fiction writing because of disillusionment with the publishing […]

Narrative therapy and the power of owning your own story

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Meaning, Narrative, Psychology, Storytelling

Narrative psychology is concerned with storytelling and how this is contextualised in everyday life. Narrative therapy can include the process of reframing this story in the light of exploring new awareness. However, this should not be confused with person-centred counselling, or with other methodologies that require ‘outcomes’ or measurement. To celebrate the publication of my […]

I Won NaNoWriMo! What it means to me….

Posted 5 CommentsPosted in nanowrimo, Narrative, Psychology, Storytelling

I won NaNoWriMo! National Novel Writing Month is over for me and my first draft novel is hovering around ninety two thousand words. The experiences of NaNoWriMo, for me, was gruelling as I had work commitments and family issues (as usual) in November. I think that sometimes writers get so bogged down in just getting […]