Writing

What to write in a new baby card

What to write in a new baby card

There aren’t many events sweeter in life than the birth of a new bundle of joy. A new life brings a smile to everyone’s faces. If a friend, relative or colleague has just welcomed a baby into the world, then it’s time to buy (or make) a new baby card…
Four methods for writing a novel

Four methods for writing a novel

There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to writing a novel — after all, it is a very creative process and intrinsically subjective. However, there are four overarching methods of writing a book of fiction that most authors will fit into in some way. I wanted to share these…
How to write & use a bucket list

How to write & use a bucket list

A bucket list is essentially a list of things you’d like to do in your lifetime. This can include activities, events and places you’d like to visit, people you’d like to meet, skills you’d like to learn, and more. Your bucket list is personal to you and reflects your life’s…
How to write an ode

How to write an ode

Writing an ode can be lots of fun and can really get that creativity flowing; it is a great way to celebrate someone or something that you love. Would you like to know how to write an ode? We have brought together some top tips for you on how to…
How to write a book

How to write a book

Sitting down to write a book can feel very overwhelming. When it comes to writing, many might assume that getting published is the hardest part, but the truly difficult part is the writing itself. Despite it being a highly creative process, the best way to tackle creating such a large…
How to write a ballad

How to write a ballad

Ballads are a narrative written in a poetic form. While they’re long, they are not hard to write, and can be real fun to write, too. With that in mind, I have summarised some of the key characteristics of a ballad below, so you can have a go at writing…
Prompts to get you writing

Prompts to get you writing

The best way to get better at creative writing is to practice as often as possible – ideally daily, but it depends what fits in with your lifestyle. However, it can become tricky to think of topics to write about so frequently, and that is where writing prompts come in.…