Seeing as this month is all about getting started, I thought I’d mix it up a little and suggest you try something a little perverse! No, not that! What I mean is starting with the end in mind. It’s a phrase or belief often used in coaching and it’s designed to help you know where…
This month the prompts are all about getting started and what better way for a writer to start than by creating a character? All fiction is made up of characters and those who appeal to readers tend to be the ones that readily come to life in a reader’s head.
February is ‘getting started’ month, and I’ve often been told the easiest way to start an argument is to ask a group of friends about their personal preferences.
February’s writing prompts are all inspired by the theme ‘Getting Started’. Once again though I’m asking you to think beyond the obvious associations you might have with such a phrase. Today is no exception.
Jane Austen is best known for her novels, but she was also an accomplished poet. In this poem, she commemorates her friend Anne Lefroy who died on Jane’s own birthday.
They say we always remember our first kiss but I’m not so sure. Perhaps it wasn’t memorable enough or the person special enough. Whatever the reason, I’ve had to invent the who, the where and the how of it.
Is it true that school days are the best of your life? This month, all the writing prompts are about new beginnings, which seems apt given we’re at the start of a brand new year. But new beginnings can be from any perspective depending on how you choose to view them, and our school days…
In January it’s common, at least here in the UK, to consider making a change in our lives. These are often related to personal goals and achievements like getting a new job, losing weight, being healthier or learning something new.
Mummer’s plays have been performed throughout Britain since the mediaeval period with records dating back to the 13th Century. They spread through the English-speaking world and are performed around the main festivals of the year such as Christmas and Easter.
If you’ve ever seen a nativity play, been to a Church service at Christmas or read the story of Christ’s birth then you’ll know the star features heavily in the portending of a significant change for humanity.