Spring has sprung, it’s time to write!
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Spring has sprung, it’s time to write!

  Let’s be daring and celebrate! The weather may of course shift any minute but at the moment, let’s celebrate the sunshine and use this to trigger a new Season of creativity. It’s been a while since the last blog post and it feels great to be sitting down and writing. Life has been a...

Year Of The Story
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Year Of The Story

  Happy New Year! Here’s to a wonderful, creative 2018. We had a busy 2017 here at Creative Writes, with a range of creative writing workshops. We launched Words & Wine, which proved very popular. These workshops are held at an inspiring private residence in Muswell Hill, N10 and there is much laughter along with...

The Currency of Words
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The Currency of Words

Treasures from my travels… Hello, I have recently returned from an adventure in Cambodia and what wonderful writing inspiration it was… I could write pages & pages here but I have chosen some of the most poignant moments and thoughts to share with you from the trip.  Something that became really apparent to me, was...

September Writes
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September Writes

  Welcome to our Creative Writes blog and to September… The change in the air is palpable with the new season.  A time for contemplation, plans and of course, words. I have been sharing poetry and writing prompts which mark this shift and usher in Autumn. The responses in my creative writing workshops have been...

SUMMER STORIES
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SUMMER STORIES

Hello,  Welcome summer, welcome all! I am delighted to share my Creative Writes summer stories with you, about our Creative Writing Workshops. One of the highlights was the first Creative Writes Words & Wine Creative Writing Workshop last week at a new location in Muswell Hill, North London, N10. The atmosphere was relaxed and the...

Unfinished Stories
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Unfinished Stories

This month, I’ve been thinking about the power of unfinished stories… The stories we write, the stories we think, the stories we speak, the stories we hear, the stories we read and the stories we wish to believe. These are all treasures for writers, aren’t they? We can weave all of these stories into our...

THE MAIN THING IN LIFE IS TO…
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THE MAIN THING IN LIFE IS TO…

  “The main thing in life is to swim …”  A Care Home Participant, during a recent poetry reading workshop. Hello,    I was inspired by the above quote from a resident at a care home during one of my poetry reading workshops – Read Aloud, for C&C Housing Trust. That particular session was not...

WHAT’S IN A WEEK?
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WHAT’S IN A WEEK?

Hello, how has your week been? I’ve had a really busy week. Much of the time has been spent working or in work related activities. This doesn’t mean it has felt like a chore. In contrast – it has been stimulating, engaging and fun. I’ve met and been re-united with some wonderful people. Here are...

IT’S MY THING – WHAT’S YOURS?
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IT’S MY THING – WHAT’S YOURS?

My Front Door – ACE Funded C&C Event September 2016   Happy 1st October!  In addition to the regular workshops I facilitate in Muswell Hill, N10, which form the foundation of Creative Writes and is where it all began – I also freelance for a range of organisations, delivering creative writing and poetry reading workshops. In a...

THE NEWNESS OF IT ALL
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THE NEWNESS OF IT ALL

  Hello!   There has been a lot of new stuff to get my head around recently. We celebrated my mum’s landmark Birthday as she entered a new decade; my nephew started school for the first time; I am approaching a whole year in what still feels like a fairly new flat – after all...

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