BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Writers, ever had this feeling? Vladimir Nabokov QUOTES FOR WRITERS

The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible. Vladimir Nabokov Picture credit: Image … Continue reading

July 26, 2020 · 2 Comments

START THE WEEK with a writing exercise: Creating a Dark Character

AS WRITERS WE NEED people to do bad things: they create story. They may not be the heart of your writing, the central core, but they kickstart action and reaction. … Continue reading

June 1, 2020 · 3 Comments

Unreliable Narrators Writing Article Number 6 from the Archive

As readers we tend to be on the side of the narrator. We trust what he or she  says – we have no one else to tell us what happened … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Monday Creative Writing Exercise because it’s a good way to start the week: Synaesthesia

What colour is the letter “A”? What does the number “1” taste of? About 3% of the population have synaesthesia and live in a world of extra sensations. For many … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 2 Comments