The Heart of Writing

Helping you to connect with the writer within

“You must write every single day of your life… You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

Use this photo to write a story or a poem. This photo has no people in it, no action or scenery and yet I find that this simple picture evokes … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Story Prompt

Find a short story you haven’t read yet. Read the first two-thirds, then pick up the story where it leaves off and write its end. (Taken from 642 Things To … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

“In a way, the writing of a novel is less about telling a specific story and more about allowing a process of inquiry to shape what happens on the page.” … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

A woman stands in a city street, holding a guitar case in one hand and a cigarette in the other – use this photo to prompt a story or a … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” – Jack London

April 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Five Minute Poetry

This month is National Poetry Writing Month so celebrate by writing some, reading some and embrace the art of the poem! Writing magazine Mslexia have decided to post up poetry … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 2 Comments
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