Here are fifty songwriting prompts, put into five different categories according to their focus and intention. Use them to practice songwriting, develop skills, and as diving boards into the creative pool. I hope they’re fun, thought-provoking, and most of all, that they help you get inspired and singing a little bit easier 🙂 General PromptsContinue reading “Fifty Prompts; Zero Excuses”
Stairs, slippers and secrets… ready for an eery fairytale? I found this one in ‘Grimm’s Fairy Tales’, an old, broken book that belonged to my Grandma. From my research, I think it’s the original writings of the Brothers Grimm, but it has been translated from German to English. (And yes, I too thought of Barbie.)Continue reading “The Twelve Dancing Princesses”
To commemorate starting the fourth draft of my novel, An Experiment in Time and Memory. Every time I work on my novel, I learn something new about my characters, my world, myself, and, most of all, the writing and editing processes. Editing is painful, but it’s worth the effort. The first draft of this bookContinue reading “Four Things I’ve Learnt While Editing my Novel”
Staring at a blank page for hours, trying to think of what to do with it, is discouraging. But if we don’t have inspiration, should we even try? And how can you create without being inspired?
Writing my book takes too much brain energy so I thought I should take this time to introduce it and hope that this is readable. I actually have four book-things going on at the moment. I’d love to tell you about them in the hope that you get excited about them and when I publishContinue reading “A Few Little Things I’ve been Working On…”