Mind and Voice: Writing Experiments

The mind and the voice are important aspects to consider when creating literary characters. Read on for discussion resources in relation to this. Many writers have attempted to explore the workings of the human mind through language. You might want to think about how the mind is commonly associated with reason whilst the heart is… Continue reading Mind and Voice: Writing Experiments

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Writing

There is a long-standing cultural study of and interest in the cross-over between visual arts, music and literature. Critics have written a lot about how these forms can complement and inspire each other, and artists have often sought an interdisciplinary approach in order to expand the horizons of their particular form. If you are interested… Continue reading An Interdisciplinary Approach to Writing

Write Every Day

You may have seen that we have already posted tips about making art your hobby; now we’ve created the following post for writers looking for some guidance for their craft. This is suitable for creators of poetry, fiction and nonfiction, and should be useful for amateur and experienced writers alike. Location Whether you wish to… Continue reading Write Every Day

Writing Walks

This post should inspire you to think creatively in relation to the following prompt and is especially targeted at short story and flash fiction writers. Write or draw something about a winter walk. I’m not talking about an ordinary walk, but one where something absurd happens and your protagonist has to step up and make… Continue reading Writing Walks

Artistic Avenues

The visual arts is a very broad field which this post will attempt to navigate. This is designed to encourage you to experiment with different mediums and submit work to our magazine that does not fall into the most obvious forms of painting and photography, although we love receiving these too! Painting If you’ve ever… Continue reading Artistic Avenues

Reflections and Resolutions

This post will offer some guidance to help you respond to the following Spellbinder Instagram prompt, and will be especially useful for nonfiction writers and photographers. Write or draw something about the month of January. What does this month mean to you? Now that it is over, do you feel relief or pressure? Take this… Continue reading Reflections and Resolutions

In the Bleak Midwinter

Through this post, I hope to offer some suggestions of how you can respond to the following Spellbinder Instagram prompt, and point you in the direction of some works of literature and art that you can consider for inspiration. Write or draw about a snow day. What does the air smell like? What colours do… Continue reading In the Bleak Midwinter

Make Art Your New Hobby

This post is for anyone who is curious about art but is uncertain how to go about exploring this medium. Whether your heart is set on drawing, painting, digital art or photography, it can be intimidating to see how stunning other people‚Äôs work is. You probably have not seriously picked up a paintbrush since school.… Continue reading Make Art Your New Hobby

Writing Communities

This post will share a few of my ideas for getting the most out of writing communities and suggest some activities which may be useful in this sort of writing setting. If you are part of a creative writing society or club, it is always fun to try producing something collaboratively. A fun warm-up exercise… Continue reading Writing Communities

Winter 2021 – Fiction

Dear Mme Lucinda ‘Once you let me know that it is five hundred francs for all the girls I will send them to you. I am willing to pay seven hundred francs if you will take all four of them. They are good girls, very studious and quiet. Please write me back soon. Mme. Lucinda,… Continue reading Winter 2021 – Fiction