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Voice

Today we’re going to experiment with personal pronouns. As you work through this exercise, notice how altering these changes the tone of your writing. 558 more words

Creative Writing

Teaching short fiction: a classroom exercise (tip 77)

In this video, D.D. Johnston discusses a classroom exercise that he uses to illustrate an important difference between short stories and novels.

Here’s an exercise that I really enjoy setting for a group of writers. 374 more words

Creative Writing

Shadow Selves

Today I returned to an old favourite text, Susan Wooldridge Goldsmith’s inspirational¬†poemcrazy:

The psychologist Carl Jung suggested that when we’re about seven we separate from and then bury or repress whatever parts of us don’t seem to be acceptable in the world around us. 468 more words

Writing Exercises