Tag: creative writing tips

how to start a journal

How to start a journal – and keep it going

How to start a journal as a diary, creative journey or self-care tool? How to keep it going with the same focus once you've started?

adult colouring

How colouring helped to make me a better writer

Colouring helped writer Stephanie treat her creative muse the way the ancient Romans did...

cryptic-crossword

How I learned to love cryptic crosswords

Discover the world of doing and solving cryptic crosswords with the fiendishly brilliant Maitresse...

How to win NaNoWriMo 2015 (and beyond)

How to win NaNoWriMo 2015 (and beyond)

Win this year's NaNoWriMo with writing/life-ing tips from a NaNoWriMo veteran!

parody-song

How to write a parody song – a creative exercise

Write a parody song in your next half hour and bring all the noise to your yard.

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Write Like a Grrrl!

Q&A with Write Like a Grrrl, who do inclusive creative writing courses for women across the UK!

Waterstones #6wordscares competition winners

Waterstones #6wordscares competition winners

Remember our 6wordscares competition? We’re thrilled to announce the winners! You can also read some selected favourites from our shortlist. There were so many wonderful entries that fully deserved to win; we only wish we could have taken you all …

How Female Artists and Writers Have Their Ideas

How Female Artists and Writers Have Their Ideas

How did artists and writers like Frida Kahlo, Hiromu Arakawa and Mary Shelley get their ideas? Seek inspiration from the greats.

Writers block - creative writing tips

Writers block – creative writing tips

How to cure writer's block - easy creative writing tips to get rid of writers block and start creative writing again

How to be a creative and successful writer. Sort of.

How to be a creative and successful writer. Sort of.

Tips on becoming a successful writer

Novel writing advice

Novel writing advice

Advice: Help in writing a novel and advice for teenage writers

NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo

For many, 1 November is just a dreary day, but for crazy writers around the world it is THE day to start writing a novel.

Dealing with writers block

Dealing with writers block

Riot Grrl opinion: writers block

WOW Women on Writing - Get paid to write

WOW Women on Writing – Get paid to write

Women writers - have you heard of WOW yet? They're a huge, friendly community of and resource for women writers, with quarterly writing competitions and - best of all - they pay their contributors!