Today must have been the worst day in all the world. It must have been agony living through those hours. Imagine: They woke as they always did and rubbed the sleep from their eyes, perhaps glad that it was the Sabbath at last. And then remembrance washed over them with the watery light of dawn, … Continue reading Saturday
Hi guys! Just in case you hadn't noticed, there are only three weeks left of this year. GIve or take a few days anyway but it's still pretty scary. I'm sure the years get shorter every time... Anyway. Your writing challenge for this week: Write about the person who raised you. You could do this … Continue reading Writing Challenge – Week 49
Hi guys! It's so strange being back at college after all this time but I'm happy to see some of the faces. Shame about the exams though ;) For all of you that may be at that stage, I'm wishing you the best. You are excused this week since you'll be sick of essays and … Continue reading Writing Challenge – Week 47
Hi guys! It's been a while since I posted anything other than the writing challenges so on the subject of literature, I thought I'd share my top ten books with you. There's no particular order but they should all be on your Christmas list and if you've read them, go read them again. 10. Inkheart - … Continue reading Ten Worlds You Need to Visit
Hi guys! Quick Happy Birthday to the other brother by the way! And since he's supposed to be starting his creative writing folio this week (emphasis on 'supposed to') I'll dedicate this one to him for his birthday. So your challenge is: Write a sci-fi about a kangaroo. You read it right. Now go have … Continue reading Writing Challenge – Week 41
Hi guys! This week's writing challenge is Write about planting trees. Happy Writing!
Hi lads, It's been so exciting starting back at uni with all the new students and new classes and all the challenges everything brings so I'm not going to apologise for being late this week, inconvenient as it is. Here's your challenge: Write a story in which the first and last line are the same. … Continue reading Writing Challenge – Week 35
Hi lads! Hope you're all having a good week. I can't believe it's September already. Only 18 days until I'm forced into casting a vote which will have the potential to change my country completely. Oh the joys. On a more interesting subject, here is this week's challenge: Using the picture on a mug from … Continue reading Writing Challenge – Week 34
Hi lads! Tardy again :/ Never mind. I plead ill *coughcough* Nevertheless it is here at last, your thirty-third week (already!) or the writing challenge: Write something with the title 'Coming Back to Nothing' Vague and exciting. Happy writing!
Hi lads! Sorry it's late, we were at the theatre yesterday. We went to see Passing Places which, incidentally, was really good. It's a Scottish comedy about a guy and his mate who steal his boss' prize surfboard as revenge for being unjustly fired. They then try to run away to Thurso with the gangster … Continue reading Writing Challenge – Week 29