Story Mapping – Identify Weaknesses in your Writing

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I don’t normally do ‘advice’ type blogs and, in fairness, this won’t really be one.  What I am briefly going to talk through is story  mapping.  We covered this on my MA Creative… Continue reading

RomancingforThrills: Big Bangs and the Art of Preparation

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Nomad Stephanie Marland blogs … Tonight, all across the UK, there’ll be firework parties and displays lighting the sky to a chorus of bangs and whistles. No matter how long each display lasts,… Continue reading

Competition from a Nomad

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Nomad Imran – Flickimp is holding a competition over at: http://www.imranwrites.com/2011/11/02/character-competition/   Describe how your character would fare in a battle against: A Gremlin A Gladiator Darth Vader Voldemort, and The Balrog and… Continue reading

The Genre Poll

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There is a vast range of genres out there that we write about. This Poll (which will remain open … for forever) will hopefully give us some insight into the leading genres that… Continue reading

When Many Met

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An image that depicts some moments when friends formed. Festival of Writing – York March 2011

Might Jock’s Recent Reads

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Mighty Jock’s Recent Reads – I read a lot and listen to a huge amount of Audio-books (only unabridged! abridged audio-books are the pits!) and don’t always have time to give a full… Continue reading

Words of Oomph from ‘Inside Out’ by Maria V. Snyder

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Written by Imran Siddiq – Flickimp About Inside Out… Keep your head down. Don’t get noticed. Or else. I’m Trella. I’m a scrub. A nobody. One of thousands who work the lower levels, keeping Inside… Continue reading