Tag: London South Bank University

London Oddities

London Oddities

London is my city and despite the delayed trains and miserable weather I’m proud to call myself a Londoner. I also pride myself on knowing some of the city’s secrets. Takes these as writing prompts or just enjoy their existence.

Merry Christmas and Hibernation

Merry Christmas and Hibernation

Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is enjoying the festive season with their family and friends.  We put the the Christmas tree and decorations last week so it feels like Christmas now. Some people say Christmas starts in December, other say it’s when you see the Coca Cola advert on TV, for me it’s when the …

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On Uni

On Uni

You hear a lot of horror stories about University and some of those stories are true. I knew a friend of a friend who spent £1994 in Wetherspoons over the period of two nights. Needless to say he dropped out of Uni soon afterwards. The media portrays events like this all the time In films …

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I finished my Creative Writing Degree with a 2:1.

I finished my Creative Writing Degree with a 2:1.

Great news everyone. I’ve finished my Creative Writing course (BA Hons) with a 2:1. In September of 2012 I started my Creative Writing Course at London South Bank University. In my sixth form I was the only self-proclaimed writer, now I was amongst a group of likeminded individuals. You can image my feelings on my …

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Keeping Track

Keeping Track

How do you keep track of your writing projects? Do you have a computer file with a list of the current condition of  each project? Maybe you have your writing in paper form around the house somewhere? Maybe you just have it all in your head. How do you keep track of how far you are …

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Comic Con

Comic Con

Have you ever been to Comic Con? Comic Con is a convention for Manga/Anime Fans and Cosplayers (that is to say people who dress up as their favourite characters) where they can buy and sell comics, admire each other costumes and meet actors of their favourite shows and video games. When most people think of …

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Welcome to Jack Dowd’s Writing Blog.

Welcome to Jack Dowd’s Writing Blog.

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog. For any newcomers, or anyone who has just forgotten, I’m Jack Dowd, I’m twenty one years old and I’ve just finished a Creative Writing degree (BA Hons) at London South Bank University. I’ve been working on various projects (See publications at the top of this page) submitting short …

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