Tag Archives: Creative writing

Creative Writing Courses

Years ago, I knew that I wanted to be a writer. During my school days, English lessons allowed me to dream and write some of those dreams down onto paper. The summer after I left school, I wrote a book. … Continue reading

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Welcome to April and the start of the A to Z Blogging Challenge. This month, I will publish 26 posts, each inspired by a letter of the alphabet. I get each Sunday off for good behaviour. Or is that YOU … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – …what does it taste like…

I first saw this over at the LimeBirdWriters site. Fabulous place if you’ve never been. Head there immediately (after reading my post, obviously.) Originally, the prompts are over at Julia’s Place, and last week’s prompt for the 100 Word Challenge … Continue reading

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Planner or Pantser? That is the question.

When I arrived at the NaNo style camp site I declared to the world that I am a Planner not a Pantser. It is true. I plan and without putting in that work before I start a project, I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Novel update – 2nd Draft Completed!

Back in October I started the second draft of my (still untitled) British crime novel. I wanted to put the skills I’d honed during the 2 and a half years spent studying creative writing into action. At 22:00 yesterday, I typed … Continue reading

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