Pickpocket – a 500 word piece written in 2012. I included it in my A to Z Challenge in 2013 when my theme was ‘stories’. This year I’m doing flashbacks from my previous seven A2Zs to honour the tenth anniversary
This is a creative writing exercise on endings, using the phrase ‘Spring will be a little late this year’. This one is from my writing buddy, Judi Walsh. I was bowled over by the version she produced in class, but
This is possibly my favourite piece done during the creative writing course. We picked a building in the city at random, the tutor gave us five objects and four characters, one of whom was to be our narrator, but all
In this creative writing course homework we had to create the dialogue between people without them speaking (or at least the narrator hearing) any words. I think that was what it was – I was away at a meeting, travelling
This is a creative writing exercise called ‘Mythologising Home’. However this one is from my writing buddy, Hilary Slade. Not only did Hilary write a great piece, it taught me more about the history of my nearest city in 500
This was a homework exercise in our creative writing course when I’d missed class as I was ill. I just had the picture, and had to take it from there. “It’s very – austere,” said Jane, standing before the gravestone.
Yes, we all do them, and how many times are they the same as last year? Eat less and take more exercise seem to be my perennial ones. I ought to be a stick insect, but I’m not. This year
I’m struggling with the course as well, but this week’s homework for the Creative Writing Course is to take the name of an old boyfriend or similar, and write a 300 word piece of prose using only words made out