creative writing

Creative Writing exercises No 1.

Article 1 CREATING A STORY This is your story; it has no end – only this new beginning. Begin by realising how important is the organisation of your time.  The part it will play in your journey from aspiring to accomplished writer. This should be your mantra: Organise and make time and I will find […]

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Creative writing: who are your characters?

Part 5 in the series ‘ enhancing your creative writing talent ’. By Melissa A Joy, fantasy writer and Blackheath Dawn consultant writer. Do you ever wonder where your characters come from?  I read in my studies that characters are found rather than created.  This is about your relationship with your characters, and how to become better connected […]

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Creative writing: settings and timeframes for sci-fi and fantasy

Part 3 in the series ‘ enhancing your creative writing talent ’. By Melissa A Joy, fantasy writer and Blackheath Dawn consultant writer. Settings and timeframes are the building blocks of a story.  Without them, nothing around your characters and their lives can exist.  What use is a great big empty space full of nothing? Your characters need […]

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Writing support: techniques to unleash your talents

Creativity is something that resides within everybody and with the right motivation, could translate into significant pieces of literature the world will love and enjoy. The question is, how do we unlock this potential? Creative writing is any kind of writing that is intended to share experiences, allows free expression of thoughts and emotions, and […]

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