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Olga and the Bell (quick outline)

This is a quick rough story outline I made as another response to Shafali’s Creativity Carnival challenge using the Bell prompt. A new challenge is due to be posted and having tweeted two previous early responses I realise how I’ve not posted those either. 21 more words



Finally inspiration is beginning to flow for the sequel to Pagan Flames. It’s impossible for a writer to write if they can’t get excited and passionate about what they’re writing. 248 more words

Romantic Love

Like a River

Time in a story world is a funny thing. It is essential to putting together any string of events, regardless of the order. Do a pair of scenes happen simultaneously or years apart, even if the second one shown happens first? 330 more words

Creative Writing

Attachment: Applying mindfulness to creativity

I love when seemingly disparate, or at least loosely connected, parts of my life finally sync up.

Last night, in a workshop on cultivating and activating a deeper mindful daily awareness (of self, of the Universe, of ego…all that good stuff), I jotted down this word: attachment. 956 more words

A Neat Little Box

Imagination feeds on subtle detail and is capable of spawning an entire universe from the slightest inspiration. The most finite spark can yield a host of gripping stories. 263 more words

Creative Writing

Moment of Impact

Great stories start by telling the reader how everything will end. That message may be cloaked in metaphor, disguised by double-speak or called out by overt narration. 311 more words

Creative Writing

Update concerning my new Science Fiction screenplay.

I finished the main story outline for my new screenplay yesterday. Whether the story is going to have any subplots or not, I don’t know. For now, I’m going to write the first draft. 151 more words