And Nothing is very strong: strong enough to steal away a man’s best years not in sweet sins but in a dreary flickering of the mind over it knows not what and knows not why… from The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Disrupting Your Muse: Crossing the Streams (Part 1 of 2)

This term at Hendon Writers, we’re shaking up what and how we write. These workshops are ideal for writers stuck in a rut, writing stories about the same old themes, with the same old characters doing the same old stuff.

Today’s exercises draw inspiration from the BP Portrait Award exhibition (currently at Sunderland Museum), but you can easily adapt them to any images of people.

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Today is a new day, exactly like all the others. Harry Gallagher

Disrupting Your Muse: Twitter Storming (Part 2 of 2)

This term at Hendon Writers, we’re shaking up what and how we write. These workshops are ideal for writers stuck in a rut, writing stories about the same old themes, with the same old characters doing the same old stuff.

Last week, we created a social media profile for one of your characters. This week, we’re gonna dunk that character into a steaming vat of Twitter sauce, and see what they taste like.

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