BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Do you know…where George Orwell got the idea for Room 101?

In Nineteen Eighty Four room 101 is a torture chamber in the Ministry of Love. This is  where the all-controlling Party breaks prisoners by exposing them to their own worse … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

MONDAY CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISE because it’s a good way to start the week — Fact into Fiction

Anyone who survives beyond the age of twelve has enough fictional material for the rest of her life. Flannery O’Connor  Take an event from your own or a family member’s … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

MONDAY CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISE because it’s a good way to start the week TURNING FACT INTO FICTION

Anyone who survives beyond the age of twelve has enough fictional material for the rest of her life. Flannery O’Connor Take an event from your own or a family member’s … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · 1 Comment