Creative Writing

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”
– Toni Morrison

The Evening of Experimental Writing Prompts: Story Cubes

Years ago, my sister was gifted two boxes of Story Cubes, and I’ve only just managed to “borrow” (steal) them for playing with.  She has the original Story Cubes set (black cubes) and the Actions set (blue cubes). There are lots of different ways of playing with the cubes (including with…

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One Word

One Word

Don’t think.  Just write. I stumbled upon this great little writing prompt website the other day.  It is a fun way of warming … View Post
Start Where You Are

Start Where You Are

On the eleventh day of Bookmas… Those who have seen my shelves at home will know that I love keeping journals.  I kept a … View Post
Flash Fiction Winner: ‘The Gift’

Flash Fiction Winner: ‘The Gift’

December’s winner of the Flash Fiction Competition is Nicky – congratulations!  Her interpretation of December’s theme, ‘the gift’, was thought to be interesting … View Post
NaNoWriMo 2015: The End is Nigh

NaNoWriMo 2015: The End is Nigh

I have no excuse as to why I am behind on my word count. I could probably say something about how I’ve had … View Post
642 Things Writing Prompt: ‘What your desk thinks about at night’

642 Things Writing Prompt: ‘What your desk thinks about at night’

“I’m tired,” sighed the desk.  It tried to stretch its back out, but it creaked under the weight of the contents piled on … View Post
My NaNoWriMo Playlist

My NaNoWriMo Playlist

This isn’t actually just my NaNoWriMo playlist; these songs are my go-to music for any time I am writing at a computer.  Some … View Post