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.

Ink-Tober

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 […]

Helpful

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 […]