Blind Faith

Blind Faith Another day I wake up cold and alone Roll over and reach out – but there’s no one there to hold My heart sinks, reality bleeds back in. CHORUS: I gotta believe it, know that it’s true No reason why, there ain’t no signs That it will all be okay, it’s not too…

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Number One

Number One Been here forever, been here since day one To catch me any and every time I would fall Support and carry me til I could stand tall Helped shape the man I’ve become. CHORUS: You’re all I ever wanted You’re all I’ll ever need Don’t ever walk away from me In my life…

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My Own Man

My Own Man Made the decision, the hard call To be here, by myself; do it on my own. The phone doesn’t beep, doesn’t ring at all Got to be my own man, got to do this alone. No one here this evening, no one here at night No one here in the morning, her…

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Changes

Changes I reached for my lover, I reached for my friend. In the depths of darkness, I’ll do it again. No longer here now, no longer the same, Stop and I’ll wait here, for everyday. Come on right back now, talk to my face, A new life, a new love, it can be replaced. I…

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Star

Star Bare feet flat, frozen on the floor Surrounded by the shards of my shattered soul A heap of rubble that was my heart No direction to turn, no way to start. Sit in silence, let the darkness thicken ahead Cover me in shadow, guide me to the edge Where the chains break and fall…

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Waiting

Waiting I can’t remember what was the trigger That forced my lungs to wheeze Pushed me into a bent over figure As I continued to cough, splutter and sneeze. When I straightened and looked down The tissue was speckled with blood My brow turned to a frown My eyes began to flood. Where had this…

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WIP: Tenth Update

WIP: Tenth Update I have just finished reading The Novel Writer’s Toolkit and Hooked. I have learnt quite a bit from both and have been able to draft out my opening sentence. Edison’s limbs were frozen as he looked through the floating holograms of dead agents to meet the eyes of the man who would…

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WIP: Ninth Update

WIP: Ninth Update Word count: Approximately 4,500 I have just completed the first chapter! At first I found it difficult to get moving, but I realised that once I started, it was easy to keep the momentum. As I had previously mapped out what I was trying to achieve, I knew how the story had…

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The Characters Are Already Talking

The Characters Are Already Talking A few writers that I have been following have mentioned that the characters speak to them during the writing process. I have only just started, but already one of my characters told me that his job didn’t make sense. Having thought about what kind of person I was trying to…

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