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Funny Of The Week

I know we’ve been short of loo roll but…

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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s time for a new challenge. Last week I wanted your BIRTHDAY thoughts. This week, because there’s been a lot of unhappiness and uncertainty around the world, I’m looking to make you SMILE. So can you tell a story in … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Going on holiday soon? What a perfect time to write! But surely holidays aren’t for writing? Holidays are for relaxing and doing nothing. For some they are but for others, they’re a time to see the sights and enjoy new … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Step Back in Time Watching a history documentary? Reading about a time from long ago? Events/people/places from a time in the past can start you thinking what if that didn’t happen? What if something completely different occured instead? An alternative … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Make your characters real It’s often the attention to the little details that brings a character to life – their mannerisms, the way they say things, what they say, how they look etc. Imagine your character in your mind; even … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

One way to instantly hook your reader’s interest in your story is to introduce your main character to them and to make them care for that character. The result – your reader will immediately feel involved in your story: “Please. … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Family Photos – more than just a memento Photos of loved ones, including the beloved family pet, can often be found on our mantelpieces, windowsills or walls. The women’s weeklies all publish photos of babies, pets, special anniversaries and parties. … Continue reading

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Write Something New!

With a new year fast approaching, many of you may be making resolutions and thinking about trying something new. Why not apply that to writing? Ever thought about writing for children? Writing for children can be fun as well as … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Do you find it difficult to start writing? Not sure what to write about? Try writing about the first thing you see when you look around the room. A book of stamps? What instantly comes to mind? A love letter? … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Whether you’re writing an anniversary piece, an article about a place, person or event, you’re likely to come across all sorts of information. Some of the information might not be relevant to what you’re currently working on, but could you … Continue reading

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