June 13th 2012
‘If you are anything like me, the act of writing a first draft includes periods when the work is “sticky” and there is a feeling that the words are having to be forced to come out, a feeling that I am controlling the action.’ VANESSA GEBBIE sets an exercise with hidden characters.
May 16th 2012
’ Short-story writers see by the light of the flash…’ ~ Nadine Gordimer
November 9th 2011
‘To accept a short story commission, or not, that is the question.’ Writer VANESSA GEBBIE considers the pros and cons of short story commissions. Have you ever been commissioned to write a story? Leave a comment and tell us what do you think.