You know how excited you feel when those adds pop up for writer's conferences in America and you toy with the idea of getting up at four in the morning to hear your favourite authors speak? Yeah, me neither.
Navigating the advent of Spring in Lockdown.
This is not a blog about Covid, this blog is about creative writing.
There's a fine line between the two. You may think they are polar opposites but if you push the pendulum far enough, they are side by side. I have been a performer for most of my life. I was the kid that put on shows for mum and dad and went in every school production. … Continue reading Arrogant Confidence vs Agonizing Self Doubt.
Storytelling is magical. That moment when you know the audience is completely enthralled. They begin to mimic facial expressions of the story characters as they listen. An invisible screen lowers and their eyes become dreamy and unfocussed as they watch the story unfold in the theatre of their imagination. Magic. No-one taught our children how to … Continue reading The Magic of Stories