Category Archives: Writing exercises

Creating Characters – How well do you know your imaginary people?

Sometimes a character comes into my head fully formed. Sometimes they are shadowy. Sometimes they are shy like real people and I have to get to know them slowly.  Interviewing them is good. These 21 questions are one of my … Continue reading


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Happy New Year

We all begin the year with various writing resolutions, but then real life gets in the way.  So why not have one resolution a month? January Don’t think about it, just write.  Set a timer for ten minutes and begin … Continue reading


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Writing New Year Resolutions

Here are some New Year resolutions you might like to try – in case you didn’t make any of your own! Writing ones, that is… January Write the first page of a feature or short story, or perhaps even the … Continue reading


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