I am a Cliché

  • Alexander Williams Chartered Institute of Taxation


I am a writer. Being comfortable saying this is taking me a long time. While I wait for that day to arrive I revisit some of my old work. I find it full of clichés and feel embarrassed by its naivety and simplicity. This is the story of my development as a writer. This is the story of my increasing ambivalence towards academic writing.

Author Biography

Alexander Williams, Chartered Institute of Taxation

Since graduating from university I have been trying to write a book, though it feels like I am mostly just wasting time, simply breathing in and out, waiting to die. A pause, during which I write this article, then silence.

How to Cite
Williams, Alexander. 2014. “I Am a Cliché”. FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & The Arts, no. 18 (May). https://forumjournal.org/article/view/1077.