Writing flash fiction is a terribly satisfying way to spend an hour or two. For your fleet-fingered effusions, I’ve collated all my Twitter flash fiction prompts into a handy ebook. You will find two sizes of the ebook for download, both with ample room for notes. Download as an A4 PDF file: Flash Fiction Prompts Ebook Download as… Read More
A.E. Stalling’s Presto Manifesto! Jack Kerouac’s Belief & Technique for Modern Prose. Natalie Goldberg’s ‘Rules of Writing Practice’ in Wild Mind. Charles Bernstein’s Manifest Aversions, Conceptual Conundrums, & Implausibly Deniable Links. Copyblogger’s 10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer. Keri Smith’s How to be an Explorer of the World. What’s the difference between a writing manifesto… Read More
Writing Worksheet – Fixing Plot Holes (PDF) Plot holes are almost inevitable at some stage in any piece of longer writing, and in my experience, fixing them can be the most disheartening job of the writer. Print out this worksheet, pour yourself a drink and sit down to untangle those snags!
I have become completely enamoured of Tom Hanks’ new typewriter app. A little strange, considering I own my grandfather’s old typewriter and it never sees the light of day! I suppose all writers must harbour some nostalgia towards these outdated machines, and though it is difficult to decide whether the idea of such an app… Read More
Writing Worksheet – City Building (PDF) Three pages of questions to help bring your fictional city to life. I’ve always been fascinated by the way cities develop; how they evolve defences, infrastructure, boundaries, and districts. Where they’re built, what they’re built on, why they’re built where they’re built, who they’re built by… All these questions… Read More