Monthly Archives: September 2013

Guest Post: Maree Gallop

My interest around creative writing was sparked about three years ago. I was finishing my last subject for my Masters of Mental Health Nursing Degree and we were asked to develop our own philosophy about teaching and learning in the … Continue reading

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Margaret Jackson: ON LEARNING TO WRITE

A year and a half ago I took my first creative writing course. I hadn’t known there were rules. These were like the rocks of a hidden reef that sank the unwary and uninformed. To name just a few: the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Aidan Walsh

Hello all, I’m Aidan Walsh and Karen has asked me to pop in for a guest post. A quick intro: I’ve been telling people I’m a writer for about twelve years and writing seriously for about six. I mostly write … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear Writer’s Block

All writers experience those dreaded periods of not being able to write. We wander around the house, not knowing what to do, berating ourselves for not writing, depressed because we haven’t written for days, weeks, months. We fill the hours … Continue reading

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Catchfire Press Submissions

Catchfire Press is calling for submissions of prose and poetry for their latest competition. All entries will be considered for inclusion in their new publication WATERMARK. It is also inviting submissions for the cover design. This opportunity is open to … Continue reading

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Dear Writer,

Yes, that’s you. That’s the dilemma, isn’t it? When can you legitimately call yourself a writer? When is it okay to look someone in the eye and say with conviction, ‘I am a writer.’ You are a writer if: – … Continue reading

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