Create Your Opportunities


I’m on a blogging roll.

Was watching Stephen Fry’s Planet Word last night and he always renews my love of the written language.  He encourages me to look at words and language in different and fresh ways.  He would definitely be invited to attend my imaginary dinner party.

I’ve been enjoying scowering the net for more awesome finds to help with my writing inspiration and creation and have come across a few gems I would like to share.


Five tips for getting words onto the page – by Andrea Bagley.  A great article to help get you moving

Arm yourself with CASTS – An article from the website Writer Unboxed about using the CASTS system, ensuring that each chapter is written and structured properly.


Think Buzan – the creators of iMindMap software.  They’ve created what looks like some awesome software to help brainstorm ideas and story plots.


He was my North, my South, my East and West,
My working week and my Sunday rest,
My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;
I thought that love would last forever: I was wrong.

The stars are not wanted now; put out every one,
Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun,
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood;
For nothing now can ever come to any good.

Funeral Blues – W.H.Auden