Writing and Creativity

Writing as an Adventure

  About five or six years ago I think, I went to an event at a lighthouse in East London (this was the sort of thing I did quite regularly while I lived there). It was called the Lost Lectures, and while we sat on inflatable rubber rings on the floor, six...

Writing as an Adventure
Writing and Creativity

Why you should take part in NaNoWriMo

I have a confession to make. When I worked at a literary agency in London I hated NaNoWriMo. My Twitter timeline would be flooded with people talking about it all November, and then once the month was over, my inbox flooded with the results. It used to...

Why you should take part in NaNoWriMo
Writing and Creativity

How to Get Creatively Unblocked

This paragraph in The Artist’s Way is the most heavily underlined and starred in my whole copy of the book: “Shadow artists are gravitating to their rightful tribe but cannot yet claim their birthright….Shadow artists often choose shadow careers - those...

How to Get Creatively Unblocked