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Creative Writing Exercise Number 7 from the Archive

When I’m teaching I often use this exercise in the first week of term and I thought others might like to try it. Varying the length of a sentence is … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Choosing between genres is like choosing between carbohydrates said Gore Vidal (only better) Quotes for writers

Are you happier eating a potato than a bowl of rice? I don’t know. It’s all the same. … Writing is writing. Writing is order in sentences and order in … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

MONDAY creative writing exercise because it’s a good way to start the week: a happy exercise

It’s been a grim, grey winter. The longest I remember but today is a holiday in the UK and the sun is shining (two things that rarely coincide) so this … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment