Creative Writing Worksheet – Thoughts (PDF) Some characters’ minds barely make a peep – I always wonder whether their inner voice can really be so still. Other characters spend the entire story chattering away in italics – solving problems, questioning motives, or just reminiscing. What about your character? What do their thoughts sound like? I… Read More
A photo posted by @evadeverell on Aug 10, 2015 at 8:53am PDT The sum of some summer observations: sycamore keys turning bright red in the sun; listening to Liszt’s Totentanz while running in a thunderstorm at night – yellow lightning against the indigo sky & radio hiss; intermittent internet; making autumnal plans; giant purple grapes,… Read More
Creative Writing Worksheet – Occupations (PDF) Nothing defines us quite as thoroughly as the work we spend our lives performing. Occupations are a great shorthand for creating characters too. What do they do? Why do they do it? How to they do it? Did they make the right choice? Use this worksheet to find out;… Read More
cool sepulchral (non-pulchral) metro; night bus; met my darling Andreea at Kuşadası, such a dream!; burner-brewed coffee and one perfectly ripe red-fleshed fig at the campsite; sweet mangy mongrels; a nest of mean, fighting swallow fledgelings; cicadas in cypresses keening for the death of Temmuz/Tammuz; dancing at lughnasa; the setting sun slicing intrados; shared history… Read More
Creative Writing Worksheet – A Perfect Villain (PDF) There’s nothing quite like a really memorable villain to add drama to a story! Use this worksheet to craft the perfect villain. P.S. You might also like the Love Your Antagonist worksheet!