Writing Prompts – Pictures of People

There are hundreds of things we see every day that can spark a story. Watching people on the street, in cafes, in the park, can set us wondering what their life is like and what has brought them to where they are now. Below are ten photographs of people in different situations. Pick the one…… Continue reading Writing Prompts – Pictures of People

Characters: create contrast and intrigue in their lives

Real people (you and I) form their characters and behaviour over time, but writers are creating ready-formed lives and there is a lot to think about and invent to make your character — and your story — believable in the reader’s eyes. Let’s take a look at some examples of what I mean.  Different aspects…… Continue reading Characters: create contrast and intrigue in their lives