The Writers Initiative has setup a new course that will teach you how to quickly and efficiently setup your own website. It goes without saying that in the modern-day world a huge amount of communication and information is provided from the internet and accessed through mobile devices and desktop PCs. By staking a space forContinue reading Build a WordPress.Com Website – A central online hub for you as a writer
The delicious smell of baked bread, with a wisp of oregano, filled the air while I waited for my dinner at Caffe Gondola, a local Italian restaurant. The lighting was dimmed, and a sip of red wine had left a deep rich taste tangling on my tongue. To the side of me a few feetContinue reading Six actions to focus your mind and reduce distractions from your mobile phone…
Gretna police officer Charlie Rispoli was fired on the 22nd of July for publishing a social media post suggesting, the United States Congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez needed “a round”, insinuating she should be shot. The same day, Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson announced that the 14-year veteran had been fired and referred to the incidentContinue reading Title VS Content: The Battle of the Digital Age
Writing at times can be a solitary affair, so this session has been setup to meet and write in the company of others. It is for all those who write, whether that be fiction, non-fiction or even software/web development coding. This writing session will last for 2 hours from 10.30am and will be held inContinue reading WRITING IN FELLOWSHIP MEETING (WRITING SESSION)
Writing at times can be a solitary affair, so this session has been setup to meet and write in the company of others. It is for all those who write, whether that be fiction, non-fiction or even software/web development coding. This writing session will last for 2 hours from 10.30am and will be held inContinue reading Writing in Fellowship Meeting (Writing Session)
Introduction It is the writer Chekhov who has been attributed as first explaining this technique (show, don’t tell) and in a letter to his brother he wrote: “In descriptions of nature, one must seize on small details, grouping them so that when the reader closes his eyes he gets a picture. For instance, you’ll have aContinue reading Show, Don’t Tell – (The story within the story).
Yesterday a workshop was held on some of the key aspects of developing and using an adept style of writing. There are many elements that go towards this, but in this workshop we concentrated on ‘Show, Don’t Tell’ and ‘Evocation.’ The workshop went well and feedback has been great. Aside from the technical aspects ofContinue reading Developing your Writing Style (Evocation and Show, Don’t Tell) – Workshop
The Wilderness: A vast expanse of untamed nature, a place of danger, mystery and viewed as a habitat to tread in carefully, if at all, by our ancient ancestors. A prominent theme in mythology, wilderness is often used in storytelling as a place of moral testing and tales of warning from the great unknown. But whyContinue reading The Role of The Wilderness in Storytelling