Archive for the 'Writing Challenges' Category

Global Community Creativity :)

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

I love writing challenges and things like #FridayFlash and #StoryStarters on Twitter where there is an open community helping each other and giving writing prompts. So imagine my excitement when Neil Gaiman appeared on Twitter wanting prompts and inspiration for a set of stories! He tweeted a question for each month with the hash tags […]

Muse Monster Cards

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Years ago now I made a little game up to help inspire writers which I would take along to meetings. The first ones were hand made and coloured in, then I cut shapes from cards and glued them together for mark two and then I made a digital version and got a set printed with […]

WoPoWriMo 2013

Friday, February 1st, 2013

t is the first of February and that means only one thing! That’s right another one of my mad writing challenges! This time it is poetry. The objective is to write a poem a day for the whole of Feb. It is called WoPoWriMo and I am also looking after the website and stuff this […]

World Poetry Writing Month

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

This year I find myself once more in charge of the WoPoWriMo website and it is also it’s fifth year of existing as an event! Set up for a group who met at Poetry Cafe in Cheltenham and who turned out to all be Screnzies (Script Frenzies is a script writing challenge run by the […]

January Month of Poetry

Friday, January 11th, 2013

January is always Month of Poetry as started by Kathryn Apel. The idea like most poem a day challenges is to write a poem each and everyday. I like to up the stakes a bit generally and am going for an hour spent on poetry each day instead. Now it is 11 days into January […]

Poetic New Yearness

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

I am planning to stat submitting more poetry, I had a good success rate last year but I also submitted only a few pieces and I want to up that. I decided once before that I was bored with submitting so stopped and started this blog but I feel ready to start again. The issue […]