Designed with the new writer in mind. Four 2 hour sessions filled with the basics of crafting a story.What exactly do you need and what can you delete? The course is held online via Zoom. Don’t worry about Zoom fatigue, you will have time off the screen writing, and being kept busy. Bring a drinkContinue reading “Story Craft Basics”
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5 Reasons Writers Should Read.
As a tutor, I always remind my students of the importance of reading. Whether you are writing novels, blogs, scripts for film, tv radio, game or theatre as well as non-fiction even for work, you should be reading what everyone else is doing. So I’ve put together some writing tips, 5 reasons why reasons isContinue reading “5 Reasons Writers Should Read.”
Fly me to the moon or Mordor.
Location. It’s not just a place, it’s a character. As a child did you have that special place where you hid out in a thunder storm? Or a place you returned to at every opportunity for adventure? I did. Back in my hometown there is a man-made lake, with a wooden bridge that takes youContinue reading “Fly me to the moon or Mordor.”
Starting January 2019
learn to write with a beginners creative writing course.
Covet final draft Well here it is and for anyone who read the last one, you will notice quite a few changes to layout, but also I hope conveys the character arc better. I have also after some advice tried to offer instead of a standard straight forward look but inserted some of the scenesContinue reading “Draft 4.0”
And so it began…Week One.
Reflection… Well it came badly time for me, week one started on the first day of half term, and a planned trip away camping so no wifi. But a quick glance at the lesson plan got me thinking about why I write, why I enjoy storytelling, This began long before I was a parent, backContinue reading “And so it began…Week One.”