Archive for the 'Writing Challenges' Category

Autumn Stuff

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Autumn dates and activities: October: Secret Singing London/Essex Sat 1st Oct. Contact me for details Fun Palace Sun 2nd Oct starts 10:30 there will be my Cuddly Science workshop which will contain puppets, poetry, craft and science and Then there is a poetry and story slot later in the afternoon where I will also be […]

Poem A Day Challenges

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Each year I have three standard Poem a Day challenges, these are Month of Poetry in January, World Poetry Writing Month in February which I run and National Poetry Writing Month in April. This writing challenges really help me focus and write down all the stuff that buzzes around my head. I then spend the […]

Colouring Book Poll

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Obviously I have only just launched A Stranger Dream: Love a non-linear visual poem as a colouring book but… well people have been asking about other books – now I have a long list of other potentials but thought I’d see what people want Trying to decide what type of ink style colouring in book […]

NaPo is Go!

Friday, April 1st, 2016

So regular readers of the blogs will know that I love my writing challenges and creativity drives. March was a rest or editing/typing up month. I always start the year off with a lot of poetry writing it helps clear the brain out A kind of spring clean! Month of Poetry in January and WoPo […]

WoPo – Yo!

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Each year in February I run a poetry writing drive called WoPoWriMo – There are tutorials and how to material on the WoPo site and a pinterest board called WoPo Inspired for those who work best from visuals. I’ll be organising meet ups in my local area and posting in the Facebook group. Good Luck.


Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

I hit my head and recovery has been hard, I am struggling with drawing and writing. But I went to the local comic book meet up and found out about a drawing challenge Ink-tober where you draw each day. I shall attempt it. Writing I do at the moment is speech so this will be […]

The Challenge

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

I have been set a challenge via facebook but Adam Magee a fellow poet – I have to post a poem a day for 5 days and tag other poets to do the same each day. Now I’ve been suffering with concussion for the last month and writing and reading have been out but I […]


Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Just a reminder to other poets that there is lots of helpful stuff over on the NaPoWriMo site. I personally am gearing up by writing from images in an old fashion mag I’ve ended up with – some of the prompts want to be short stories though!

NaPoWriMo 2015

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Having already done two poetry writing drives this year I am preparing myself for yet another poem a day challenge called National Poetry Writing Month – pretty much if there is a challenge I will take part in it I am going for the spending 30 hrs on poetry this month rather than 30 poems […]

WoPo – Wow!

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

The poem a day challenge that I run February called WoPoWriMo has been amazing! I’ve also just heard that several of the poems people wrote during last years challenge have been published – this is amazing and kudos goes to the writers but at the same time they’ve said they couldn’t have done it without […]