CreativeMornings [https://creativemornings.com/] is a monthly event that tales place in cities all over the world. Creative folk get up early and gather at a lovely venue to drink coffee, eat too much pastry and hear a talk by someone marvellous. CreativeMornings comes to Sheffield Sheffield, my home city,
How many writers does it take to change a light bulb?
I’ll provide my answer to the title of this post later, but you’ll probably work it out by the end of the next sentence. I think it’s high time that more writers – actually, all writers – took responsibility for their writing. My first (proper) post on Write for
Open your writing mind with the morning papers
Guest post by Helia Phoenix [http://phoenixlily.tumblr.com] Earlier this year, I started reading The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron [http://www.amazon.co.uk/Artists-Way-Discovering-Recovering-Creative/dp/0330343580] . The strapline for the book is “a course in discovering and recovering your creative self”, and it’s one of
Writers, abandon your muses – they’re a work of fiction!
The muse concept is still going strong. Writers often cite their muse, or lack of one, when they’re struggling to write. But I’m not having it.