Winter Holiday Memories

You have recently engaged in a winter holiday.  How might an event over this time period spark your writing?  Draw on the recent vacation or a past vacation to respond to one of the following prompts: make a family winter holiday – Hanukkah, Christmas, ski trip –  your focus. Record the details of the traditional meal […]

Using Colourful Image and Place to Spark and Anchor Your Writing

There is a place that holds special meaning to you. Landscape and buildings  convey strong associations, too: cultural, religious, traditional or avant-garde. A tall white tower can connote power and protection. A smooth lake usually means tranquillity or reflection. Colour and image offer rich symbolic and cultural stimulants for writers.  Colours have connotations – black […]