Category Archives: Inspiration for your writing

Need some inspir­a­tion for your writ­ing? Some ideas to help get the juices flow­ing.

Writers, words and time

Ernest Hemingway aimed for 500 words a day while Sophie Kinsella man­ages 1,000 and Stephen King aver­ages 2,000. Continue read­ing

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Four writers, four questions #4 Rick James

Maritime his­tory has always been of par­tic­u­lar interest to me espe­cially hav­ing been born and raised on Canada’s West Coast and spend­ing a lot of time out on the water ever since I was a boy sports fish­ing with dad on south­ern Vancouver Island. Continue read­ing

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Four writers, four questions #3 Deborah Griffiths

I write because it’s a cre­at­ive state of con­stant improve­ment, learn­ing and dis­cov­ery. It’s a world of acknow­ledging and fol­low­ing con­nec­tions and pos­sib­il­it­ies. Continue read­ing

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Four writers, four questions #2 Susan Ketchen

Brene Brown says that unused cre­ativ­ity is not benign. It’s some­thing like a bor­der col­lie that lives in an apart­ment: if you don’t give it a job, it will find one. Furniture may suf­fer. Continue read­ing

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