March 17, 2016

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 [...]

September 18, 2014

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 [...]

March 11, 2014

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 [...]

February 11, 2014

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 [...]

January 7, 2014

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: [...]

December 12, 2013

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 [...]