Category: Fiction Writing

A Metaphorical Memoir: The Race

I am the youngest, which is usually a detail that warrants scrutiny from the others. I am as tough, as skilled and certainly as intelligent as the other three but a deficit in years deems me the undisputed runt. They criticise my posture, my jumping and even how I handle …

8 Ways to Improve Creativity

I have spent the past few years exploring theories of creativity with the keen interest only an upbringing favouring hard sciences and maths can engender. Having worked in the marketing field, I’ve been exposed to ‘creative types’, seminars on thinking outside the box, brainstorming tutorials, and numerous professionals with opinions …

Weekly Writing Prompts: # 6

Writing prompts are a great way to start off when you've been finding it hard to get motivated. Try this one: Our recent Writer's Abroad travels have got us thinking about travel writing… We’ve been traveling to learn more about writers, but what about the writers themselves who travel? Write …

Fiction and Memory

I remember writing a book. Or trying to, at least. It was a pile of memories I had collected over a three-month period – a collection from which I thought something could be created. These were memories that I had gone over and over in my head and scenes that …

Weekly Writing Prompts: #5

Writers are often after some kind of trigger to get their writing going, which is why Writer's Edit offers Writing Prompts. Each week, we aim to bring you something new to set your creative thoughts into overdrive. Check out this week's: Arguably, one of the main driving forces behind any …