BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

A Cliché Killing Writing Exercise: an extract from BACK TO CREATIVE WRITING SCHOOL

EVERY SATURDAY for the month of January I’m going to share some exercises from my popular writing guide Back To Creative Writing School – I want it to be a creative kickstart … Continue reading

January 9, 2021 · 2 Comments

Monday creative writing exercise because it’s a good way to start the week. Link the three pictures….because there’s a story to tell

Don’t censor yourself just write. Don’t cross out. Just write. Try to keep your hand moving across the page or the keyboard. A lot of what you are going to … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Monday creative writing exercise because it’s a good way to start the week. Rules for Writing

This week not so much an exercise more of a debate. Lots of writers have developed their own set of rules for writing and in February 2010 The Guardian asked … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

K is for KENNING

I wasn’t familiar with this word before (except in its Scots form to ken, to know). It has its origins in the Old Norse phrase kenna eitt við, which means … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment