S. A. Crawford
Writer, reader, life-long student - being brave and finally taking the plunge by publishing some articles and fiction pieces.
AI Generated Content: a Freelance Writers Perspective
Let's be clear; I don't hate AI generated content, but I have been wary and suspicious of it from the start. This has led many people I know to joke that I'm a Luddite... which is ironic considering that some of the Luddites points of concern were:
The Earth is Singing
To choose one life changing book seems like an impossible thing, but when you lay out your life so far and pin the books you remember in place like moths it's easy to see which are the main contenders. For me, one stood out like a beacon; it taught me something horrid. Something that changed the way I look at the past.
- Top Story - August 2023
Poetry has always been a part of my life; ask me for a memory related to poetry and I'll give you a hundred. Sitting on my Grans knee reading The Tyger with tea and toast in the early morning, reading Invictus for the first time in the pit of depression... understanding the serenity that death can bring after reading Immortality. It's all one big tapestry.
Do you know the story of Sorcha and Baird? When the world was young and dark - the Gods walked these barren lands in silence. Mighty Woten ignored the parched earth and watched the other realms from his throne while the world spun without light or life. Yet his daughter, Sorcha loved the dead land with a fiery fury that could not be contained.
I'm Going to Miss my Best Friends' Wedding
If you has asked me ten years ago if I would ever miss my best friend's wedding, I would have laughed at you. She's a constant light in my life, a beacon of joy, no matter how busy life gets, no matter how long it goes between our chats, it always feels the same; the trust and understanding we have built is unshakeable. I am being serious when I say she has saved my life... but I'm not going to her wedding.
- Top Story - July 2023