FICTION – Workshop, piece 3

Cluedo We all picked a place, an object and a mood, these were then given out randomly and we were given fifteen minutes to write a piece from that. My prompts were - A staff room, An argument between neighbours, A chainsaw.   We had to be quiet and she didn't get that. She was... Continue Reading →

FICTION – Workshop, Piece 2

Using a line from our partners work we wrote another piece, I chose to write a monologue but any form was allowed. I chose the line, 'I want to tell you about my fidgety brain.'   Oh it's you, I'm glad you're here. Come in. Come through, sit down. I want to talk to you.... Continue Reading →

FICTION – Workshop, Piece 1

I thought I would share the writing I came up with during the workshop last Saturday. They haven't been edited much since the workshop, so they are a little messy. But hopefully they're interesting. I'll explain the activity for each as well. Cricket - We were given the first sentence and then asked to write... Continue Reading →

The Writing Workshop

Over the years I have been lucky enough to attend A LOT of writing workshops. As part of my MA and as part of the writing squad, as well as other one off events. Workshops vary massively depending on who is running them, who they are aimed at and their theme. Some are aimed at... Continue Reading →

The Rewrite – Tips and Tricks

Last year was the first time ever that I actually completed nanowrimo. I wrote over 50,000 words in a month after three previous attempts. Every day I allocated three hours to write at least 1250 words and I actually managed it. I was lucky in that I had an idea already. In the workshops for... Continue Reading →

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