storyshop app guys

StoryShop App: is this everything writers have been waiting for?

So the StoryShop app launched on Kickstarter the other day and it’s already nearly halfway funded (at this time of writing). I’ve dumped $50 on it – the 8 month deal – because I want the app produced. I also want lifetime access but can’t justify a $300 purchase on something which I’m not sure if I will use yet. …

Creative Copywriting with Trello

Creative copywriting: Trello

I’ve noticed a trend of business copy which has a clear creative leaning and I’m wondering if this is a the start of a creative writing trend? Should copywriters start flexing their fiction fingers? I think so. Check out the Trello release notes above for an example, then go and thank @steveplustrello and ask for more!  

1. Author’s Promise

Every morning I struggle to get up and write, however, now my characters have started to complain. So this is my promise to, Mason and Connor, that I’ll show up to tomorrow and crank out their story: ———- Me: Hey boys, I’ve gotta stop now. My brain is losing focus here and I know I’m not going to get much …

I’m a writer, this is how I write

Day one starts by… Waking up Making the breakfast Feeding hay to the guinea pigs Sitting on the sofa Grabbing the iPad and flicking through some sites Then it’s 9am and I’ve done nothing. Day two starts by… Waking up Making the breakfast Feeding some hay to the guinea pigs Remembering that I wanted to do some writing Sitting on …

What academics think about writers

This is a response to this blog post about a teacher leaving the creative writing MFA programme and spilling their guts about the award. I couldn’t wait to read this – needing to fire up my computer to do so – but on doing so, it leaves me cringing and disagreeing with many things. Read on… (my additions – for …