While government guidelines continue to say that it is “safe” to socialise outside, experts warn that new variants may pose a great risk. No amount of writing support and encouragement is worth even a single person becoming sick or losing … Continue reading Due to the risk of the Omicron Variant of COVID-19, live events will continue to be on hold
We here at Thanet Creative want to wish you an excellent Christmas, New Year, and /or other festivals of joy and peace. Stay safe, wash your hands, and above all, make good art. See you next year. Continue reading Wishing you all a creative Christmas
By Larry Icabandi Nabiong Getting inspiration from anything within reach is just a piece of cake for other writers. The rest suffers from what we call the-alibi-not-to-write- a-single-word thingy. Yes, for not all the time we have the energy to … Continue reading Writing Strategy: On Getting Inspired Everyday
For some writers, character name selection can cause massive writer’s block. Naming your characters can seem like the most pressing issue you have as a writer. What if I told you it did not matter? This is how you stop … Continue reading This is how you stop character names giving you writer’s block
The Tunbridge Wells Poetry Festival runs from the 15th to the 27th of August. The Tunbridge Wells Poetry Festival is a free poetry event with readings and performances throughout Tunbridge Wells (funnily enough). Some events are online as a precaution … Continue reading Tunbridge Wells Poetry Festival
Glenn Gers shares the six questions that all stories must answer. Who is about What do they want Why can’t they get it What do they do about that Why doesn’t that work? How does it end Glenn Gers’ Interview Continue reading Glenn Gers: If you can’t answer these 6 questions you don’t have a story
These two writing mistakes which a particular pet peeve of mine. No matter how well everything else is written, these (more often than not) let the whole text down. They both sound too much like “writing” to be good storytelling. … Continue reading Do you make these two newbie writing mistakes?
This post is about a writing theory I have – a theory I call trap doors, off-ramps, and monsters in waiting. This is a theory about sequential writing. What is sequential writing? Sequential writing is a form of story telling … Continue reading Trap doors, off-ramps, and the monsters in waiting
Worldbuilding is one of those writing activities that writers either love or loath. “Hello Future Me” talks about worldbuilding with island civilisations. Continue reading On Worldbuilding — Island Civilisations
Word choice matters when crafting a story. Good word choice can make a good story into a great one. Just as poor word choice can make a great story merely okay. In this post, we will look at some tricky … Continue reading Word Choice: The secret power of a great writer
I started putting together a free course on getting started with WordPress. Then christmas, COVID, Brexit, and other excuses happened and I ground to a halt. Help me get started again by telling me what WordPress topics you would love … Continue reading What do you want to learn about WordPress?
Let us talk about the creative activities that get you really hyped. For me that is writing or coding. Once you get me talking about either of those, you will have a hard time getting me to stop. I love … Continue reading Which creative activities get you hyped?