creative writing

Not that ending!

All through my teaching career, when I had to set imaginative writing tasks for my students I absolutely forbade them to end their stories “… and I woke up and it was all a dream…” I thought that was the most feeble and pathetic ending… and if when I was doing exam marking I had an essay which […]


Balancing act

I met my new group of creative writers today; I’m lucky to have another lovely band of people interested in writing, the processes of writing, and different ways of doing it for different purposes and audiences. We were all new to each other so it was very much an opportunity to try and get to […]