Strengthening your writing via stimuli.

Writing stimuli. What gave you that sudden idea that made you urgently scribble it down? It’s worth exploring. The power of olfactory stimuli in activating memory is well known. But it’s much harder to ‘dream up’ a smell that might affect the character in your story, than it is a sound[…]

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The detail in writing fiction

It is often the tiny detail that remains in the reader’s mind and catapults him into the imaginary world the writer tries to create. I’ve used Jonathan Wolstenholme‘s painting to portray a focus on detail. Minute detail is the interest in another post featuring cross-fertilization. The collector uses detail to[…]

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A Talent for Short Stories

GOODBYE CROCODILE  –  Conor Patrick   published by The London Magazine The London Magazine has a long-standing reputation for selecting and presenting work of a high literary quality, poetry and prose. They produced this collection of short stories in 2013. It does them credit as well as its author. I[…]

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