for writers and readers….

10 rules for writing a synopsis

I’m away for a few days so here is something from a year ago which I think is still interesting – synopsis training. The agent Carole Blake, author of From … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 10 Comments

Quotes for Writers and people who like quotes CHARLES BAXTER

In A Streetcar Named Desire, Blanche DuBois shrieks, “I want magic!” and so do ordinary readers. Fiction began its life in magic and fables and in efforts to instruct, and … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

MONDAY CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISE because it’s a good way to start the week – first person point of view

This exercise is about exploring first person point of view (I said, I thought…etc). You can work with any fairy tale you know well, but just in case your mind … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 1 Comment