Writing Prompt Wednesday #6

Imagine you’re hunkered down at a grave, silently paying your respects. Fellow mourners are nearby. When a hand grabs your wrist you don’t immediately assume it has come from beneath you, but rather beside or above you, from someone alive. And then you hear the voice. “Act natural until they’ve gone.” What do you do?…

Writing Prompt Wednesday #5

Summer arrived in the UK last week, and as usual, all sorts of records have been broken. According to one source, we had the hottest day in May in 176 years. That’s newsworthy, right? This morning I had a wonderful rush of inspiration during the not quite awake and could drift back to sleep place…

Writing Tips Wednesday – Hook & Hold

Every Wednesday I’ll be sharing some hints and tips about how to improve your writing. These are basic things I have learned over the years, from writers websites, published authors and constructive feedback from friends, family and online pals. There is an argument that fiction writing cannot be taught because it comes from talent alone,…

Writing Tips Wednesday – Writer’s Block? Seriously?

Every Wednesday I’ll be sharing some hints and tips about how to improve your writing. These are basic things I have learned over the years, from writers websites, published authors and constructive feedback from friends, family and online pals. There is an argument that fiction writing cannot be taught because it comes from talent alone,…

Writing Tips Wednesday – Good Old Advice

Every Wednesday I’ll be sharing some hints and tips about how to improve your writing. These are basic things I have learned over the years, from writers websites, published authors and constructive feedback from friends, family and online pals. There is an argument that fiction writing cannot be taught because it comes from talent alone,…