The Heart of Writing

Helping you to connect with the writer within

Photo Prompt

Use this photo to write a story or a poem. What does it make you think and feel? Who is he and what is his back story? Explore the significance … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Preparing for NaNoWriMo

It’s coming up to that time of the year again – National Novel Writing Month! From 1st-30th November, you write like a maniac regardless of edit and revisions etc until … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

A girl walks in the woods, with a fox alongside her and an axe in her hand. Use this photo to write a story or a poem. Happy Writing!

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Try to avoid falseness and strain. Write what you really know about. Make it new. Don’t invent melodrama for the sake of it. Don’t try to run, let alone fly, … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

“… When I’m at work I’m highly superstitious. My own superstition has to do with the voice in which the story comes out. I believe that every story is attended … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Essential Reading

As a writer the most basic and most important advice given to you is “read, read, read!” But are you reading non-fiction material also? Although it’s imperative to read a … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

Old man with his pet bird in Ritan Park. Beijing, China. Taken by photographer Thomas Hoepker in 1984. I find this to be not only a very striking image, but … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

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