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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

Books

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.

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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

Writing

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