Tag: writers

Winchester Writers’ Festival

winchester writers festival

Last week I got to spend the whole day amongst my fellow creative types at Winchester’s 38th Writers’ Festival. It would have been great to spend the whole weekend there, taking full advantage, but I just had neither the bandwidth nor the finances to…

You Could Write Anything

Go on. Try it. Maybe start with a word. The most lovely word. Your favourite, in fact. Describe its colours. Describe its sound. Tell us about the music it forms in your mind. Set that paragraph into a context. A scene. A moment. A…

#UndeadDarlings — Making Editing Suck a Little Less

We’ve all heard this piece of advice. It gets bandied about like that fruitcake your family has been regifting every Christmas since Reagan held office. But recently, I heard something a little different: I have a thought about ‘kill your darlings.’ There seems to…