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Writing Coach Rosemary Dun on First Drafts & The Alchemy of Teaching Creative Writing…

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  Shoes and $&!££y First Drafts: The Alchemy of Teaching Creative Writing              I teach creative writing both at an adult education centre and for The Open University. I approach all my classes with the same two goals: to pass on what I wish I’d known when I first started writing creatively, and to help new writers get in touch with their subconscious from which all creativity flows. Over the years I’ve witnessed magic in …

Like buses…

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 …You wait for one post and two arrive at once. I’ve been in Atlanta since June, so I do have an excuse (sort of). During this time, I’ve been blessed to visit New Orleans and attend the Essence Festival for the very first time. Lots of celebrities were present and I did manage to listen to Alicia Keyes talk about the AIDS crisis, Mary J Blige sing her heart out and observe many just mulling around (sometimes aimlessly). I kept …

Thank You For The Rainbows Dr Maya Angelou

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  “You may write me down in history           With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living room. Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise. Did you want to see …

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