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January 2017 – Course Timetable

Course Description Feb ‘17 March ‘17 April ’17 Writers Write How to write a book 4,11,18,25 4,11,18,25 Writers Write How to write a book 20-23 27-30 The Plain Language Programme How to write for business 7-8 4-5 Blogging and Social Media Course How to write…
e.e. cummings - on being nobody-but-yourself

e.e. cummings – on being nobody-but-yourself

Edward Estlin Cummings, known as e.e. cummings (born 14 October 1894, and died 3 September 1962) was an American poet, painter, essayist, and playwright. His work includes more than 900 poems, several plays and essays, numerous drawings, sketches, and paintings, as well as two novels. He…

6-Stage Plot Structure For Successful Storytelling

Michael Hauge has created a formula around the five turning points and six stages you need to write a good story. Eduardo L. Lozano created this infographic - The Six Stage Plot Structure - illustrating Hauge's formula for writing successful screenplays. We think that you can use this…

Perfect Moments – How Do You See The World Around You?

It was too hot to sleep last night. I took a walk down to the corner petrol station to buy some cold Coke. Maybe because I was relaxed, I started to notice my surroundings. The empty park bench under a dim yellow streetlight drew its silhouette on the…

We are made of stories

We tell ourselves stories in order to live. ~Joan Didion Storytelling is as old as time. Fables, myths and fairy tales are passed from generation to generation. We are always looking for meaning and ways to explain the things that happen to us. Telling a…

Why You Need An Antagonist In Your Story

Why You Need An Antagonist There are many reasons why you need an antagonist in a novel. It is difficult to write a book without one. Your hero will be bored and will rattle aimlessly around the 360 pages of your book. Many writers struggle…
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