Stage 1: write write write

There is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way to write creatively, and every writer ultimately develops an approach that works best for them. What works for one writer may not work for another – and what worked yesterday may not work today.  Writing is personal. It can be lonely and it can alleviate loneliness. It can … Continue reading Stage 1: write write write

less than 100 words

Flash fiction is defined as a complete story told within a limited number of words.  It is characterized by its extreme brevity and economy. Though there is no universally accepted word limit, generally it is restricted to less than 2,000 words - some say between 250 and 1,000 words and some say no more than … Continue reading less than 100 words

dialogue: electrical connection

Using words or phrases from the Electrical Connection Instructions text below, create a scene between two characters. Electrical Connection - The electrical installation should be made and maintained by a qualified electrician conforming to national and local codes. A means for disconnection must be incorporated in the fixed wiring in accordance with the wiring rules. … Continue reading dialogue: electrical connection

Creative Writing Is Good for You – Try it!

  Some of our most admired, successful authors have ‘written it wrong’, using bad grammar, run on sentences, subverted punctuation, no punctuation, and much more.  Taking risks and making mistakes is integral to creativity – so forget about the rules and write from the heart, as much and as often as you can. Creative writing … Continue reading Creative Writing Is Good for You – Try it!