I have to endure great pressure, going deep beneath the surface of my mind, into murky, night-black waters, in order to uncover my truest thoughts.
Yes, you can be a Black, female, funny writer!
From romance to memoir to deep-dive essays, these three Black women writers can’t resist the pull of comedy.
Moniack Mhor diary: my first writing retreat
This space to think and follow my creativity feels natural and strange at the same time.
Writing in an age of collective Islamophobic trauma
There’s a persistent yearning within me that longs for a place I have yet to experience. This liminal space offers me one of many reasons to write. I write to be disobedient, to protest and resist.
AI and the Future of Freelancing
AI generators have been making headlines splitting hairs over whether software is more help than hindrance in creative fields.
We Can Be Heroes
So few stories feature black and brown children. Why are their stories, experiences and realities not included in the curriculum?
Right Place, Right Time: Reading bell hooks
Caring for someone’s life work means more than sharing a bibliography.
a beech in Scotland does not sleep
I am trying my best to move or stay or survive and each rainy day feel the burning washed deeper, deeper, down me, till gone away for good.
Open Call for Blog Pitches! – for February-May 2023
Upcoming paid opportunities for writers of colour in Scotland to contribute to our blog!