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Practice #34

The radio hums along in the kitchen, the birds are singing in the garden, the bus heaves its way around the corner. I must be sat at my desk again. So must you. Set your [...]

By |March 17th, 2016|Practices|0 Comments

Practice #33

Season of mists… Things looking a bit gloomy out of the window? Hurray! Now we can stay in and write! Set your timer for five minute intervals. When it rings, move on to the next [...]

By |September 18th, 2014|Practices|0 Comments

Practice #32: Restriction is the Malicious Aunt of Invention

In general I'm not a fan of restriction. Purposefully limiting yourself, like refusing to eat carbs, or drink any wine at all in January, only narrows your life in a meaningless way. What does it [...]

By |March 11th, 2014|Practices|1 Comment

Practice #31

Oh my, is it raining again? I barely noticed, I was so engrossed in my keyboard... I'm too despondent about the weather, climate change, the planet being doomed etc etc, so I'm just rocking it [...]

By |February 11th, 2014|Practices|0 Comments

Practice #Seasonal Writing

There is a very good reason I added in all the Christmas prompts to the newsletter. It's the same reason you should take armfuls of photos and notes whenever you're on holiday anywhere. It's this: [...]

By |January 7th, 2014|Practices|0 Comments

Practice #30 – Thursday edition

Thursday. The weekend is almost here. Monday's resolutions seem far behind us. What sustains us in these difficult twenty four hours of transition? Habit. Here's a special Thursday prompt, just in case you felt like [...]

By |December 12th, 2013|Practices|0 Comments