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TIPS & EXERCISES
Someone Who’ll Write… To Me
A playwriting tip and exercise inspired by Frank McGuinness’ beautiful play, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me.
Design a Retreat in a Day
I swear by solo writing retreats as a way of engaging more deeply with my writing. Once a year I go…
Retreat in a Day
Solo retreats have become essential to my writing process. I book a cottage somewhere remote – coastal spots are my favourite…
The Stories We Tell
In our new blog series, The Stories We Tell, leading writers share with you some of the inspirations, challenges and discoveries that led to the writing of their own stories, novels and poems.
The Stories We Tell – Eley Williams
05 Feb 2020 / The Stories We Tell
On Jotting – Ten Postcards
I once wrote a short story titled ‘Smote’. Actually,…
Chris Power – The Stories We Tell
15 Jan 2020 / The Stories We Tell
Writing Stories, Writing Jokes
It might begin with a man buttering a slice of toast. Stories can begin anywhere,…
Sarah Hall – The Stories We Tell
18 Dec 2019 / The Stories We Tell
The other day, my daughter told me she wants to be a writer. She is currently learning…
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