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CreativeMornings Sheffield

CreativeMornings 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, now has its


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 Earlier this year, I started reading The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. The strapline for the book is “a course in discovering and recovering your creative self”, and it’s one of the best creative guides I’ve ever


Writers, abandon your muses – they’re a work of fiction!

This first (proper) post is something of a mission statement. You see, I don’t believe in the concept of the muse. The idea is a complete myth. I mean literally, it is. Wikipedia told me so: In Greek mythology, the Muses … embody the arts and inspire the