BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

I’m not a poet, but I’ve read enough bad poetry to recognise what poets shouldn’t do…

I’m not a poet. In fact, one of the exercises in my guide to creative writing* is called the I-don’t-want-to-wrie-a-poem poetry exercise. The fact that I’m not a poet makes … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

One of the worse things you can say to a writer…

… is that you can write about anything you like, for as long as you like and it doesn’t matter when you finish. If you haven’t got a hungry publisher … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · 9 Comments