The Heart of Writing

Helping you to connect with the writer within

“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

“Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to arrive at a greater truth.” – Khaled Hosseini

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

Use this photo to prompt a story or poem. Who is this man? Is he alone? Where is he and what is he doing there? Create a back story or … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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