Tag Archives: creative writing


Follow Friday – Writer’s Digest

Posted by Chrissey - 17th April 2015

The US magazine Writer’s Digest is the seminal publication for all things writing and publishing. For more than 90 years, they have been publishing books, magazines, competitions, conferences and  education materials for writers who want to polish their skills and … Continue reading


Creative Writing Learning Opportunities, Bristol

Posted by Chrissey - 1st April 2015

Today we’re focusing on creative writing courses, seminars and talks in the Bristol area. All of the events listed below take place, or start in April or May. Writing for Change – A six week course with a focus on … Continue reading


“Un-Conventional” short story writing competition extended!

Posted by Chrissey - 24th April 2013

We’re extending the deadline for our current writing competition to 30th May 2013. Why? Well it’s a writing competition about comic conventions and we have two lined up for May 2013. Bristol Comic Expo on the 11th/12th May and MCM … Continue reading


“Escape” Micro Fiction vs Poetry Contest Winners Announced

Posted by Chrissey - 22nd October 2012

Our “Escape” writing contest for micro fiction and poetry received a record 29 entries from 24 different writers. We’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who took part and helped make this the best and most exciting … Continue reading


“ESCAPE” Microfiction vs Poetry Competition

Posted by Chrissey - 19th September 2012

Listen up, writers, we have a competition running! Are you team Micro Fiction or team Poetry? Join in the battle of the short form literature by entering your work into our competition. The team with the most entries will be … Continue reading


Chrissey’s writing tips #4

Posted by Chrissey - 28th November 2011

BEGINNING, MIDDLE AND END – Standard plotting I’ve not done a post yet about standard plotting because it is something you can read about in many places. I’ve always found it easier to understand something if I know why I’m … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #2

Posted by Chrissey - 26th September 2011

Last time I looked at the stylistic choices of tense and perspective. Once you’ve decided on these basics, the next job is to get the events of the story down on the page. Now the subject starts to get really … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #1

Posted by Chrissey - 21st August 2011

Writing is one of those things that is easy to learn but difficult to master. I by no means claim to be an expert, but I have picked up a few of the basics, which I would like to pass … Continue reading


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