Tasha Smith


Writer, blogger and aspiring novelist, when it comes to writing my master is fiction but I have many mistresses. Relationships, art, pop culture, online dating, Spain and literature. These are the topics that get me tapping.

There are no boundaries between my life, my work and my writing. If I throw myself into a topic, I fling myself 100 percent. Most recently that topic has been online dating. Producing content, writing blogs, creating profiles and flirting, I’ve learned a lot as an insider to this industry. Some of those insights feed the storyline in the novel I’m currently writing.

I've spent the last ten years living in Spain but I’ve recently moved to Manchester to do an MA in Creative Writing and find a publisher. Yes, that's how much I love writing. I've left behind a beautiful little studio house, friends, the beach, the sun and my dog to find publishing glory. Will I succeed? Time will tell.

Back in 2007, I set up creative writing workshops called In The Write Light ( based in Tarifa. They’re currently on hold, but I still blog about writing at

For anyone who’d like to view further samples of my work, please see

December 18, 2012

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