play for me; a review

Play For Me by CP White

Would you play to save your life?

LJ is an aspiring musician desperate to get her big break. She is getting nowhere – until a golden opportunity arrives, giving her the chance to turn her fortunes around.

When she accepts the invitation to perform however, LJ quickly realises she has bitten off more than she can chew. Who is in the audience, and what do they really want from her? How do they know so much about her? LJ must give the performance of a lifetime, if she wants to avoid a deadly final curtain call….

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Call for submissions!

I do not intend to mix my personal blog with Sapphic Lifestyle, but whilst the cogs begin to turn, I will utilise this platform to increase awareness of my new venture!

Launching April 2020, Sapphic Lifestyle is a new, direct-to-inbox monthly e-magazine focusing on queer lifestyles.

Sapphic Lifestyle is run entirely voluntarily, and so I am asking for those who identify as LGBTQ+, or wish to show support, to consider getting involved by writing content or sharing your stories with the world.

Still interested in getting involved? Read on below!

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An Exploration on the Importance of Queer and LGBTQ+ Literature and Television in the United Kingdom

For LGBTQ+ history month, I channeled my energy into writing an essay-turned-personal-essay-turned-blog-post on LGBTQ+ media throughout my childhood, and some thoughts on improving the appearance of LGBTQ+ portrayals in said media.

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an addiction;

Re-roll –

one refresh, it won’t

cost. Has it really?

Been twelve hours?

Wasted.

In front of a screen.

Just one refresh more-

Just one I swore

Wake up – next morning:

Un-refreshed.


tiny poem I wrote when refreshing games of Battlegrounds last night instead of going to sleep x

Video Game Imaginings: Which Professions Would our Favourite Characters have?

Working in Digital PR means I often have a lot of ideas floating in my head that are just too bloggy for digital campaigns, and so I’ve decided to make an effort to turn some those ideas into blog posts.

So, here are some of my favourite video game characters and, based on their in-game story lines/characteristics, what I predict their professions would be in the real world! Salary predictions have been collected from glassdoor.co.uk, who calculated average earnings based on the information employees provide them.

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Winter Solstice and a 2020 Round Up

Header Credit: Maddie Sullivan / @deadlysalmon / maddiesullivanpaints.com

Happy Winter Solstice!

A few months back I posted about Summer Solstice celebrations, and so I’ve decided to do the same with the Winter Solstice – as well as a general round up of how 2020 has been for me.

Like the Summer Solstice marks the longest day, the Winter Solstice marks the shortest. Luckily for many, it means the nights are going to begin getting shorter, and we will see more daylight hours as the weeks progress.

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Words from Friends: ‘Life can be weird, so why can’t stories be weirder?’

M. Jonathan Lee is a British author and mental health advocate. He is here today to speak about his writing process, the journey writing can take, and why it’s important to be fluid in life.

You can find him on Twitter as @MJonathanLee, and read lots of his writings in The Huffington Post.

Content Warning: Reference/Mention of suicide (paragraph 2).

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12 Spine-tingling Reads to Get You Ready For Hallowe’en 2021.

Hallowe’en this year will not be the same. I can’t see my partner, I can’t dress up and get drunk with friends, and I can’t even go out to the pub. Hopefully you’re in a better place than me and can do one of those, or maybe you can’t. And maybe, to top it all off, you can’t even take your little one on the prowl for some sweets through your town.

I’m hoping Hallowe’en 2021 will be a lot better. And what better way to look forward to it than with a nice count down? I have put together a list of 12 upcoming scary publications – one for each month until the next Hallowee’en! Genres included range from mystery to horror. I tried to focus on releases by UK Indie publishers, but eventually had to concede to across the pond publications.

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