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Writing Fairy Tales

Fairy tales appear in many cultures. They differ from folk tales or legends, in that they deal...
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Writing for Yourself

You’ll hear a lot of writers say “write for yourself”. You’ll go on creative writing courses and...
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The Writer as Salesman

As far as I’m aware, a writer is supposed to sit in a room and write. A writer writes, right?...
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LOCKED IN -published in Cadences, 2011

I. Another door is locked. I hear footsteps, then silence. There is no one in the house but...

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  • The Writer as Salesman

    Bogdan Tiganov Creative Writing Teacher (Guildford) Picture As far as I’m aware, a writer is supposed to sit in a room and write. A writer writes, right? Well… I helped to run a small press for a few years. In that time, we received many submissions; many excellent manuscripts. But, let’s get the obvious out of the way: a small press usually means...
  • Writing for Yourself Editor's Pick

    Bogdan Tiganov Creative Writing Teacher (Guildford) Picture You’ll hear a lot of writers say “write for yourself”. You’ll go on creative writing courses and they’ll tell you to write for yourself. It never made sense to me. I wanted an audience. I wanted to be read, to be appreciated, I wanted to be talked about, admired, I wanted my books to be a...
  • Writing Fairy Tales Editor's Pick

    Polly Tuckett Creative Writing Teacher (Leicester) Picture Fairy tales appear in many cultures. They differ from folk tales or legends, in that they deal with magical beings and archetypal characters rather than real people, gods or events. Characters are not usually named and there is a timeless quality to the fairy tale with its ‘once upon a time’...

 

  • An Exercise In Creative Writing

    Amber Armitage Creative Writing Teacher (North London) Picture Here is a creative writing exercise to explore the idea of 'conflict': Conflict is a necessary element of fictional literature. It is defined as the problem in any piece of literature and is often classified according to the nature of the protagonist. First of all decide on the type of...
  • Writing Dialogue in Novels and Short Stories Editor's Pick

    Creative Writing Teacher (Chester) Picture Writing dialogue divides into form and content. Form means the mechanics of dialogue writing; i.e. how it is usually laid out on the page; what methods / conventions are held to be most effective. Content means the style of dialogue writing; i.e. how to write dialogue that is both convincing...
  • LOCKED IN -published in Cadences, 2011

    Helen Skarpari Creative Writing Teacher (South East London) Picture I. Another door is locked. I hear footsteps, then silence. There is no one in the house but three locked doors, and me. I am more than just excited. This has become my ritual. I wait for a few minutes to make sure no one will return. It’s one of those sweltering days in mid-July Nicosia. Beads...