Writing is all about inspiration and this month’s blog topic came to me while cleaning my six-year-old daughter’s room. When I lifted her bathrobe off her chair I found a hoard of stuffed animals. First … Read more
Once you have formed your critique group and settled on the mechanics of how it will run you will have think about how the critiquing process should unfold.
At some stage in your creative writing career, usually after you’ve been writing for a while and have built up a little confidence, you may start to question whether your writing is any good. Friends … Read more
Last Tuesday, I headed north on a frosty evening to start another creative writing course. “A Writer’s World” with Barry Dempster is a ten week program that focuses on poetry and prose.
Over the years I have acquired many books about the craft of writing. They fill one tall bookshelf and spill over into a second. When I visit a bookstore, I head straight to the writing … Read more