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Concepts of Horror and writing a good ghost story

By |November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Audio Story, Authors, Mythology, Story-craft|Tags: , , , , |

Concepts of Horror and writing a good ghost story Now that the Christmas session is just around the corner and many festivities will be taking [...]

Open Readings (Online) – In partnership with the Barbican Library

By |September 21st, 2022|Categories: Creative Writing, News and Updates|Tags: , |

Open Readings (Online) – In partnership with the Barbican Library Join us in a friendly atmosphere for a chance to read out your written [...]

Rembrandt and ‘The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis’ — Great artwork will not always please the client

By |September 12th, 2022|Categories: Creative Writing|Tags: |

Rembrandt and ‘The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis’ — Great artwork will not always please the client. Rembrandt and ‘The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis’ (Wikipedia) [...]

How to write the act of traveling and not bore your reader

By |August 15th, 2022|Categories: Creative Writing, How To, Story-craft|Tags: , |

Writing unnecessary words where a character or characters travel from A to B in your fiction can be unengaging and cause the reader to lose [...]

How did pirates become such beloved characters?

By |July 6th, 2022|Categories: Fiction, Literature History|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How did pirates become such beloved characters? The idea of travelling across the ocean and living a life full of adventure is an amazing fantasy, [...]

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