Category Archives: Writing

Fourteen ways to boost your creativity

There are some great ideas here for boosting your creative thinking … http://m.dailygood.org/story/1011/14-surprising-ways-to-boost-creativity-ed-decker/ Advertisements

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Writing projects

I have my non-fiction writing hat on this summer. And I certainly  need a hat on here in the UK at the moment! My short fiction writing and poetry is currently on hold while I work on two non-fiction writing … Continue reading

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The half price sale on Words for Wellbeing has ended

The sale has ended but the 220-page Words for Wellbeing (print) book about writing for wellbeing is still available on Amazon at only £7.50 plus delivery: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/095728490X. Cheers, Carol.

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“Writing is a form of therapy…” from Graham Greene and Authors Publish Magazine

I recently came across a useful e-magazine for writers called “Authors Publish” and they’ve just included this great quote from Graham Greene as the quote of the week in their latest issue. Check out Authors Publish here: http://www.authorspublish.com/quote-of-the-week-3/

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Words for Wellbeing book

Three chapters of the Words for Wellbeing book are dotted around this blog. This post collects them all in one place. Link to contents pages, other front pages and Chapter 1: Word Power: Words for Wellbeing book extract Chapter 7: … Continue reading

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Random input as inspiration for writing

Edward De Bono has written about using random input in creative thinking and problem solving. I find I can get writing inspiration from random words, pictures, things, etc. I’ve created a handout sheet with some ideas for using random input … Continue reading

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Writing for wellbeing

How to Get Started with Writing for Wellbeing… You could write a story, or a poem, or write about your hopes for the future or about a place you’d like to visit. Write what you feel like writing, two lines … Continue reading

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Writing in depression

Someone who just commented on a post has asked me to give my thoughts on how to approach writing alone, rather than in a group, while depressed. This post is my response to that comment. Before I give my thoughts … Continue reading

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Life is ….

Life is … Life is an amazing gift to curious souls full of joy and happiness about experience, bad and good, that builds your personality Life is what you make it a chance to do right all the wrongs of … Continue reading

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Freewriting

I recommend 2 kinds of freewriting – writing everything that comes into your head for 5 minutes with no stimulus to get you started, and writing for 2, 3 or 5 minutes using words or objects as inspiration. Write for … Continue reading

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