The key to creativity

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As children we are naturally creative, but the disciplines we face as we progress through school, college and career often put constraints on that creativity. I get people coming to my groups who haven’t written since school and are surprised, … Read More

Sniffing out the story

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  We’ve been working through the senses in the group I run at Maggie’s. This week we did smells! I asked people to bring things in that smelt interesting (within reason). Among other things they brought citrus fruits, spices, coffee, … Read More

The object of the exercise

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Things are the stuff of life and this week’s writing exercise uses objects as prompts.  At the last session we did a reminiscence exercise where we went back to school – not always a pleasant place to return to… This … Read More

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