Creative Writer Worksheet – Writing Dashboard (PDF) Here’s a dashboard to place at the front of your writing binder. I recommend laminating this sheet and using a marker to write on it. That way, you can move projects around as they progress, and reuse the page over and over again. For more project planning help, be… Read More
Creative Writer Worksheet – Writer’s Block (PDF) Writer’s block is a myth. And if I hadn’t received hundreds of emails from writers claiming to be afflicted by it, I wouldn’t even acknowledge its presence. Here’s Philip Pullman on the subject: “Writer’s block…a lot of howling nonsense would be avoided if, in every sentence containing the word… Read More
Creative Writer Worksheet – Writing Doubts (PDF) I don’t think you ever stop doubting your abilities as a writer, no matter how much proof or experience you have to convince you otherwise. But I also think that any writer who achieves anything has learnt to accept these doubts as part of the process, and move past them. Often… Read More
Creative Writer Worksheet – Last Thing I Wrote (PDF) Do you find yourself following this pattern…? 1. You finish a writing project and feel great about your accomplishment. 2. A few hours later, you begin to doubt your ability. Maybe you think of something specific that doesn’t match up to your original idea. 3. The… Read More
Creative Writer Worksheet – Writing Playlist (PDF) Music is probably the best tool we have for changing our mood, and thanks to film scores and soundtracks, it’s also become the perfect aid to visualisation. Use this worksheet to create your ultimate writing mixtape. Block out the boisterous world and get down to some creative business!