Tag Archives: creative writing

What I wish I’d known about writing when I was teaching full-time by Pippa Wilson

Reading Stephen King’s “On Writing” this week has had a profound effect on the way I see myself as a writer. The intimate and frank description of his approach to writing (and the inciting events in his life that lead to the development of his style of writing) have made me reflect a lot. It’s […]

The Art of Editing

Earlier on Twitter, I stumbled across this golden nugget of wisdom, so astutely observed by SF Said: “The truth about stories is that they’re made in the reader’s mind. The writer’s job is to get out of the way, and let that happen.” Although it seems an obvious enough tenet, I’m not sure I’ve ever […]