Category: writing

Jul 25

La Mustelidae Nostra

For Kevin Hill: Otter looked around to check he was alone before pulling out his new Bowie knife. The dealer had given him a great deal on the blade. He smiled as the sun reflected off the cool steel. A warm feeling enveloped him as he thought of using the weapon on Jimmy the Fox. …

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Mar 22

Musing on Muses

A lot of writers like to complain that their muse has abandoned them. In fact I’m just as guilty of this as any other writer is. We like to pretend the muse is something that tiptoes around us massaging our shoulders and telling us what to write, and when we can’t be bothered writing or …

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Mar 05

A-Z Blogging Challenge

April is looming over the horizon and that can only mean one thing for bloggers and writers…the dreaded (or beloved) A-Z blogging challenge!! Dun dun duuuuunn!The point of the challenge is to get people blogging more, by forcing you to write a new blog post each and every day of April (excluding Sundays). The topic …

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Feb 21

Writing prompts

Whether you love them or hate them writing exercises can be good for those times when the words just won’t flow. Maybe you’re starting a new project and have no idea what to write about, maybe you’re stuck on an existing project and need to get those fingers moving, you might be trying to get …

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Feb 13

Writing Fit

I couldn’t help but think whilst walking home today, that writing is a lot like exercise…bear with me, folks. If you don’t keep up to writing then you lose the muscles that allow you to create and construct worlds and characters – your work suffers due to the lack of a ‘strict’ regime. Just like …

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