The Heart of Writing

Helping you to connect with the writer within

“The more you reason the less you create.” – Raymond Chandler

September 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

“I think novelists are in the education business, really, but they’re not teaching you times tables, they are teaching you responsiveness and morality and to make nuanced judgments. And really … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Story Prompt

Write a story where a nasty storm dominates the setting. Focus on atmosphere and think of creative and unique ways to describe it. What else is going on in the … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

“True alchemy lies in this formula: ‘Your memory and your senses are but the nourishment of your creative impulse’.” – Arthur Rimbaud

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Five Minute Poetry

Write a poem in the form of a recipe. Start with a simple word that describes an emotion or a state of being such as ‘Happiness’ or ‘Feeling Lonely’ or … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

“You better [start writing] now because you know how to write, and you have fingers, and you have this one life, and during this one life, you should put your … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

A boy kisses a girl in a field. Use this photo to write a story or a poem about young love, thinking about innocence and the idea of romance from … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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