Category: Creative Writing

Autumnal Art & Craft Ideas

Posted October 1, 2010 in Arts & Crafts, Creative Writing
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Autumnal Art & Craft Ideas

Now that the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness is upon us, you may be feeling a bit down. The summer sun has vanished, to be replaced by torrential rain and chilly winds. The trees and plants that were recently blossoming and blooming are starting to look brown, bare and shrivelled and your shorts, flipflops […]

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My Poem Published!

Posted August 9, 2010 in Creative Writing
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My Poem Published!

I’m really chuffed because one of my poems, ‘Tess and the Priceless Treasure‘ has been selected to be published in an anthology called Poetry Rivals 2010: A New Dawn Breaks. This is the first time my work will be published on paper (as opposed to on websites) so I’m really excited as you can imagine. […]

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Tips for Beating Writer’s Block

Posted August 8, 2010 in Creative Writing
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Tips for Beating Writer’s Block

Writer’s block can come on because of stress, outside distractions or a fear of failure, but sometimes it strikes for no obvious reason and always seems to be at the worst possible time. You find yourself staring at a blank page or screen trying to come up with ideas for your latest project, getting more and […]

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Black Rose (a poem)

Posted March 10, 2010 in Creative Writing
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Black Rose (a poem)

There are many flowers you can buy With vibrant hues that catch the eye But the most alluring flower in sight Is the rose with petals black as night.   While other roses hide their thorns, ‘Beware my deadly spikes’ she warns. She needs no flash display of colour To enchant all that gaze upon […]

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Tess and the Priceless Treasure (a poem)

Posted March 8, 2010 in Creative Writing
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Tess and the Priceless Treasure (a poem)

    One morning, Tess from Little Dell Was washing clothes beside the well, When Anna, Jane and Cecily Ran towards her full of glee. “Look upon our golden rings! See our shiny, handsome things. The market stalls are filled with gold, Hurry, before the best is sold!”   Tess packed a bag and hurried […]

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Publishing Resources

Posted September 24, 2009 in Creative Writing
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Publishing Resources

      Here is a list of links to articles, blog posts and sites about querying and publishing that I found really interesting and informative. Last updated: 06/05/2018     Websites & Blogs Query Shark Agent Query Connect Writers and Artists Writer Beware The Book Designer Just Publishing Advice Self Publishing Advice The Creative […]

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