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World Book Day 2017

Apologies for the lack of blogs, it takes me longer to get going in a cast and I also have had appointments etc. so bear with me as I hobble through these weeks, I will post but not every day! 491 more words

January 2017 Short Story Boot Camp Ends

Last weekend the four-week short story boot camp in Vienna came to an end. As the coach, I had the pleasure of sitting back and listening to some marvelous stories. 160 more words

Creative Writing

Write Away

Here I am with apologies for the lack of posts last week; apart from a cough and cold and swollen glands that have haunted me for a month (everyone seems to have something, right?!) and a bit of foot injury from stepping funny (don’t ask) I have actually had some time off… well kind of as I have still had deadlines for edits and this morning am working on a story I have been commissioned to write! 275 more words


A 29-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Late February, 1981

Friday, February 20, 1981

9 PM. I’m alone in the house. Mom and Dad and Jonny went off to see Tess; I would have like to go, but I wanted to be alone more. 3,635 more words

The importance of title

A title,

like the moon,

casts its subtle light,

gently swaying the story’s tide.


Without title is writing in the dark.

With wrong title is writing in the fog. 72 more words

Creative Writing

Want to Write About Your Life?

When I tell people I give creative writing classes, one of the most frequent comments I get is. “Really? I’ve always wanted to write my life story.” There is a great hunger in people to set their experiences down on paper and record their lives for themselves, for their children and for the wider world. 472 more words


Organizing a Workshop for Kids? Follow a Checklist for a Guaranteed Success

Kids are smart, eager to learn, and always energetic to go, and hence workshops with them are enriching and fun. Thus, if you too are thinking about arranging a workshop with them this summer, be it on art, crafts creative writing, geographical experiments, you have to be more cautious and put better efforts to make it a success. 482 more words

Workshop Organizer