What better to inspire those Wild Words, than playing with animals masks at Chateau de Puivert.
The Wild Words on the page use a range of sensory data: colours, smells, tastes, sounds, textures.
The wild words on the page are a wonderful unfolding mystery. Information is revealed, according to what will impact the listener or reader most powerfully.
Wild words are tense and dramatic. This tension is partly constructed by the storyteller’s choices around point-of-view.
My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in 2014, the same year that the Loch Leven Heritage Trail opened…
I am a slow writer. Others may set daily word targets of hundreds or thousands, I take comfort in a quote from James Joyce…
The way people speak. Even if your words are passing directly from your internal world on to the page, you'll still have heard them in your head first.
For a story to work well, it needs to have five basic elements: a Situation (location, setting), a lead character (hero, protagonist), an objective for that lead character…
When I write, I divide my inner world in two. There’s the writer, and there’s the editor. Often they have an employee-boss working relationship.
Dear Writers, wild ones, For 2019, how about we give a load of stuff up? Let’s bring THE END to the things that aren’t serving our writing. It’s easier to do it together, don’t you think?