Thank You

Over the last few weeks I've had the delight of getting to thank the people who have helped me make the journey from starting my PhD to successfully graduating. That ranges from my supervisors Dr Andrew Crumey and Dr James Procter - whose understanding and encouragement kept me on track and whose critical vigilance kept me focused - … Continue reading Thank You

Interview with me in Mailout Magazine

The August/September issue of Mailout Magazine is now available, including a interview with your truly about my most recent project, Write Around the Toon. As Mailout phrase it in the intro: 'Write Around The Toon (WATT) is a self-guided creative writing tour based in Newcastle-Gateshead, which recognises the powerful potential creative writing holds for young … Continue reading Interview with me in Mailout Magazine

Dr Viccy

It's official: I am now Dr Adams (PhD in Creative Writing, Newcastle University) My thesis was titled Doing It by The Book: The Uses of Paratext in Creating Expectation and Determining Structural Genre in Contemporary British Fiction. As is traditional for a creative-practice thesis, it was split into two parts on a roughly 30:70 formula. … Continue reading Dr Viccy

Informatics: Leverhulme Trust writer-in-residence blog

I'm delighted to announce that from September 2011 I will be the Leverhulme Trust writer-in-residence at the School of Informatics, Edinburgh University. I've been working on the application with Prof. Jon Oberlander for the last year, and it's really exciting that I'm being given the opportunity to explore all the exciting ideas we've been chatting about. … Continue reading Informatics: Leverhulme Trust writer-in-residence blog